An oracle within my heart concerning the transgression of the wicked; There is no fear of God before his eyes. Psalm 36:1 NKJV
The bible speaks a lot about righteousness and wickedness. Righteousness is imputed to us through faith in Jesus Christ. A wicked person has no fear of God.
We have all heard that absolute power corrupts absolutely. That is absolutely wrong. God has absolute power. He is absolutely righteous!
It is the misguided perception of power that pollutes a godless mind and corrupts a human soul. Reverent fear and awe of God prevents the evil imaginations of our minds from taking root in our hearts!
Your mercy, O Lord is in the heavens; Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. Your righteousness is like the great mountains; Your judgments are a great deep; O Lord, You preserve man and beast. Vs. 5-6
God’s mercy covers creation. His faithfulness is eternal. His righteousness stands out and above all that is or ever will be. The wisdom of God’s judgments is unsearchable. God’s invisible presence surrounds and protects all living creatures!
How precious is Your loving-kindness, O God! Therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of Your wings. They are abundantly satisfied with the fullness of Your house, and you give them drink from the river of Your pleasures. For with You is the fountain of life; In Your light we see light. Vs. 7-9
The loving-kindness of God is so precious and sweet it should cast out fear of His terrifying power and holiness. Fear God but do not be afraid of Him. Open up your heart to receive the Lord’s loving-kindness. Put your hope and trust in Jesus today.
Rest under the shadow of God’s protection. Be satisfied with dwelling in the fullness of His house. Drink from the river of His pleasures. The fountain of life springs forth at His command. The light of God’s presence shines through the veil of darkness so we can know Him!
Oh, continue Your loving kindness to those who know You, And Your righteousness to the upright in heart. Vs 10
Do not miss out on the loving-kindness of God. If you do not know Jesus you can meet Him today. He is waiting for you to open the door of your heart. Ask Jesus in!
We all sin but we are not all sinners. The righteousness of God covers us. His mercy is upon us!
You decide what fills your heart. Do not walk in arrogant pride. Don’t shake hands with evil. Fear God. Thank Him for His loving-kindness. Praise Him for His mercy. Serve Jesus with all you heart soul and strength. The beauty of holiness awaits the servants of God!
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