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July 29, 2018

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

Psalm 58 (ESV)

To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Miktam of David.

Do you indeed decree what is right, you gods?
    Do you judge the children of man uprightly?
No, in your hearts you devise wrongs;
    your hands deal out violence on earth.

The wicked are estranged from the womb;
    they go astray from birth, speaking lies.
They have venom like the venom of a serpent,
    like the deaf adder that stops its ear,
so that it does not hear the voice of charmers
    or of the cunning enchanter....Continue Reading

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  1. Let them be like the snail that dissolves into slime,
    ( this description cracked me up)

    11 Mankind will say, “Surely there is a reward for the righteous;
    surely there is a God who judges on earth.”

  2. Isn’t it good that vengeance is the Lord’s? Far better for Him to judge than us. David uses graphic images from the animal kingdom to describe his enemies and then even more graphic images for the destruction he seeks God to measure out. So it is fine for us to make our suggestions in vetting our anger and frustration to God, but then to leave it in God’s hands how and when He does it. But it is nice when those who are evil get their due. Then we can see, even though we already know, that God does judge the earth.

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