Thursday, June 1, 2017

Psalm 2

The Reign of the Lord's Anointed

Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his anointed, saying, "Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us."

He who sits in the heavens laughs, the Lord holds the, in derision. The he will speak to them in his wrath, and terrify them in his fury, saying, "As for me, I have set my King on Zion, my holy hill."

I will tell of the decree: The Lord said to me, "You are my Son; today I have begotten you. Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage, and the ends of the earth your possession. You shall break them with a rod of iron and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel." 

Now therefore, O kings, be wise; be warned, O rulers of the earth. Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath is quickly kindled. Blessed are all who take refuge in him.

Dear God, 

What would You have me learn from this passage? God, as I reflect through what I have learned about Jesus, I do see the wrath that He has when people do the wrong things, especially when leadership does the wrong things. This gives me comfort. 

Thank You.

In Jesus' Name,

Amen


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