The Law was accompanied by the Gospel. God would cause His name to be honored and He would bless His people.

Scripture: Exodus 20:22-26

ESV Text: Exodus 20:22-26


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 20

     22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus thou shalt say unto the children of Israel, Ye have seen that I have talked with you from heaven. 23 Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold. 24 An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee. 25 And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone: for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it. 26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 384:
Oh, How Great is Thy Compassion

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1. Oh, how great is Thy compassion, 
Faithful Father, God of grace, 
That with all our fallen race 
And in our deep degradation 
Thou wast merciful that we 
Might be saved eternally! 

2. Thy great love for this hath striven 
That we may from sin be free 
And forever live with Thee; 
Yea, Thy Son Himself hath given 
And extends an earnest call 
To His Supper unto all. 

3. And for this our soul’s salvation 
Voucheth Thy good Spirit, Lord, 
In Thy Sacraments and Word. 
He imparts true consolation, 
Granteth us the gift of faith 
That we fear nor hell nor death. 

4. Lord, Thy mercy will not leave me,- 
Truth doth evermore abide,- 
Then in Thee I will confide. 
Since Thy Word cannot decive me, 
My salvation is to me 
Well assured eternally. 

5. I will praise Thy great compassion, 
Faithful Father, God of grace, 
That with all our fallen race 
And in our deep degradation 
Thou wast merciful that we 
Might bring endless praise to Thee.