Denunciation of Godlessness
To the leader. Of David.
1 Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.”
They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds;
there is no one who does good.
2 The Lord looks down from heaven on humankind
to see if there are any who are wise,
who seek after God.
3 They have all gone astray, they are all alike perverse;
there is no one who does good,
no, not one.
4 Have they no knowledge, all the evildoers
who eat up my people as they eat bread,
and do not call upon the Lord?
5 There they shall be in great terror,
for God is with the company of the righteous.
6 You would confound the plans of the poor,
but the Lord is their refuge.
7 O that deliverance for Israel would come from Zion!
When the Lord restores the fortunes of his people,
Jacob will rejoice; Israel will be glad.
Somethings aren’t as they seem. We might believe that there is a Nigerian prince who wants to use our bank account for a while to hold a few billion dollars, which, of course, we will be able to keep a portion of for our trouble. Just because we believe it, doesn’t make it so. Even when someone’s story seems legitimate, sometimes we discover things just weren’t as they seemed. Continue reading “Morning Reflection 3/01/12 – Psalm 14”