Tag: depart from evil
Scripture reading for June 7th: Psalm 34-38
Key Scriptures: Psalm 34:11-14 “Come My children, listen to Me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord. Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days, keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies. Turn from evil and do good’ seek peace and pursue it. The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and His ear is attentive to their cry; . . .”
David got himself into a bit of a mess. To escape Saul’s threats, he went to the land of Abimelech, Israel’s enemy, and feigned madness in order to survive. Abimelech ended up sending him away. David wrote this psalm as an act of worship for God’s deliverance of his own life from his own folly. God’s mercy was truly there for those that feared Him and departed from evil.
Thankful for holy fear: (Jesus) “I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that can do no more. But I will show you whom you should fear, Fear Him who, after the killing of the body, has power to throw you into hell. Yes, I tel you, fear Him.” (Luke 12:4-5)