In the Lord I Put My Trust (Psalm 11)

David continues his theme of trusting in the Lord in this psalm.  He denies the advice to flee from his enemies or fear the wicked.  He points to the true foundation of the righteous, and identifies that foundation of faith as the only true hope of good men.  He worships God:

4 The Lord is in His holy temple,

The Lord’s throne is in heaven;

His eyes behold,

His eyelids test the sons of men.

5 The Lord tests the righteous,

But the wicked and the one who loves violence His soul hates.

He then points to the judgment due the wicked: coals of fire and brimstone rained down on them.  Finally, he lifts up the righteousness of the Lord, and His accessibility to the upright in heart.

All in all, David sees God as faithful, powerful, and just.  This is the God of David.  This is the God of all who believe.  Believe!

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