Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Psalm 82
A psalm of Asaph.

God presides over heaven's court;
he pronounces judgment on the judges:
"How long will you judges hand down unjust decisions?

How long will you shower special favors on the wicked?
"Give fair judgment to the poor and the orphan;
uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.
Rescue the poor and helpless;

deliver them from the grasp of evil people.
But these oppressors know nothing;

they are so ignorant!
And because they are in darkness,
the whole world is shaken to the core.
I say, `You are gods and children of the Most High.
But in death you are mere men.

You will fall as any prince,
for all must die.' "
Rise up, O God, and judge the earth,

for all the nations belong to you.

nlt

1 comment:

  1. Great passage, Hannah. Thanks for posting that--it is a calming salve to me at this moment.
    Your sister in Him, Em

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