Therefore, today’s Psalm is first and foremost to be offered by Jesus. It is one that He could freely and without deceit offer to God, even when He was charged with capital crimes. He was, is, and ever shall be the Perfect Man. He is the One Who is ever able to offer His guiltless petitions and pleas before the Holy God. That is Good News, for Jesus. But, what does it say of the use of the Psalm for everyone else?
The concept of uprightness, of being strictly honorable and/or honest in all one says or does, can only be consistently achieved by one Who is perfect… That is one of the attributes of God alone.
Paul continues with another question, “We who died to sin, how still will we live in it?”
Christ the Wisdom and Power of God For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning I will thwart.” Where is the one who is wise?… Continue reading The Way of Salvation is Folly to Outsiders
Christ is our cornerstone, on Him alone we build; with His true saints alone the courts of heav’n are filled… Here may we gain from heav’n the grace we implore…
God is both merciful, in that he doesn’t punish us as our sins deserve and gracious, as He gives us so much more!
“Why are we suffering in this present time?”
Who is a God such as you?
Both Independence Day and Trinity III remind us of liberation from the rulers of this world.