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July 27, 2018

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Reading along with us in Psalms? Here’s today’s reading:

Psalm 56 (ESV)

To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. A Miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me;
    all day long an attacker oppresses me;
my enemies trample on me all day long,
    for many attack me proudly.
When I am afraid,
    I put my trust in you.
In God, whose word I praise,
    in God I trust; I shall not be afraid.
    What can flesh do to me?

All day long they injure my cause;
    all their thoughts are against me for evil.
They stir up strife, they lurk;
    they watch my steps,
    as they have waited for my life.
For their crime will they escape?
    In wrath cast down the peoples, O God!...Continue Reading

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  1. Why is it that it seems easier to be evil than good? David assess here the strategies of his enemies. They plot and plan, they watch him to try to gain an advantage and it is oppressive to him and to us when we find people plotting against us. It is one thing to have evil done, it is another when it is calculated and persistent. But thank God He is a refuge, both for justice and comfort. He will take care of us and our enemies in the right way and the right time. He also provides that standard of what is right that we continue to act in inspire of the evil done against us. We do not resort to their strategies, but continue to trust Gos that His ways are the right and best ways.

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