“But let all those that put their trust in Thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because Thou defendest them: let them also that love Thy name be joyful in Thee. For Thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt Thou compass him as with a shield.” Psalm 5:11-12 (KJV)

One of the most glorious things about the Bible, and it is the Word of God; is that right in the middle of it is a Song Book.  One hundred and fifty of the most wonderful songs that have ever been written.  Most of them probably written by David.

Psalm 5 shows David’s anger toward evil, and that God is angry toward evil.  We can understand that their is none righteous except those whom God declares righteous.  We cannot declare ourselves as righteous.  That is an empty endeavor.  A vain thing.

“Let all those that put their trust in Thee rejoice”  Yes!  All trust must be placed in Jehovah [YHWH].  He is a Jealous God; and is worthy of all our heart, soul, mind, and strength.

Jehovah is our Defender; our Righteousness;  and our Shield.  Let us shout for joy.  Let us rejoice every morning when we awake.  When we roll from our beds, and our feet hit the floor let our first thoughts be of Him; and not the dread of the day ahead.

Do you have God’s favor today?  When you come to Him through His Son Jesus who is Righteousness in person; through the cross – His death, burial and resurrection – you have His favor.

Let all those who put their trust in God rejoice.

Today’s Reading:  Psalms 1 – 7  Reading for June 13:  Psalms 8 – 15

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