The Lord is compassionate and merciful, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.
He will not constantly accuse us,nor remain angry forever.
He does not punish us for all our sins; he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve.
For his unfailing love toward those who fear him is as great as the height of the heavens above the earth.
He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west.
The Lord is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him.
-- Psalm 103:8-13