I am tender in My love for you.
Gently and tenderly I hold you in the palm of My hand.
My love is intense.
My love is a jealous love.
But at the same time very tender.
My love is balm for your heart.
It is peace.
It carries restoration in its wings.
I am your beloved and you are mine also.
Remember My love is a tender love.
My heart is tender toward you.
Then he showed me that even though he is VERY tender toward us, he will do or allow whatever needs to be done or allowed in order to draw us closer to himself and heal our hearts more deeply. Like a nurse who would tenderly change dressings on a wound or debride a burn, tenderly and with a tender heart yet it still hurts.
I had realized in prayer ministry that what my heart has longed for is tenderness, to be treated tenderly and he had shown me that HE is tender toward me, very much so.
Remember, O Lord, Your tender mercy and loving-kindness; for they have been ever from of old.
[ To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David; when Nathan the prophet came to him after he had sinned with Bathsheba. ] HAVE MERCY upon me, O God, according to Your steadfast love; according to the multitude of Your tender mercy and loving-kindness blot out my transgressions.
Withhold not Your tender mercy from me, O Lord; let Your loving-kindness and Your truth continually preserve me!
Let Your tender mercy and loving-kindness come to me that I may live, for Your law is my delight!
The Lord is good to all, and His tender mercies are over all His works [the entirety of things created].
LET ME [as God's representative] sing of and for my greatly Beloved [God, the Son] a tender song of my Beloved concerning His vineyard [His chosen people]. My greatly Beloved had a vineyard on a very fruitful hill.
It is because of the Lord's mercy and loving-kindness that we are not consumed, because His [tender] compassions fail not.
But though He causes grief, yet will He be moved to compassion according to the multitude of His loving-kindness and tender mercy.
Therefore, behold, I will allure her [Israel] and bring her into the wilderness, and I will speak tenderly and to her heart.
So be merciful (sympathetic, tender, responsive, and compassionate) even as your Father is [all these].
The Jews said, See how [tenderly] He loved him!
For the Father Himself [tenderly] loves you because you have loved Me and have believed that I came out from the Father.
And become useful and helpful and kind to one another, tenderhearted (compassionate, understanding, loving-hearted), forgiving one another [readily and freely], as God in Christ forgave you.
Those whom I [dearly and tenderly] love, I tell their faults and convict and convince and reprove and chasten [I discipline and instruct them]. So be enthusiastic and in earnest and burning with zeal and repent [changing your mind and attitude].