Worthiness

Worthiness consists chiefly in faith, which reposes all things in Christ, but nothing in ourselves; secondly in love – and that very love which, though imperfect, is enough to offer to God, that he may increase it to something better, inasmuch as it cannot be offered in completeness”

John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion 4.17.42

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God be Merciful to Me

“…blot out my transgressions” Psalm 51:1

“Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit” Psalm 51:12

“O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise.” Psalm 51:15