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Wed. Aug. 09, 2017

Daily Reflections August 9

Category: RMM

Psalm 10

Psalm 10 is a lament that also affirms great confidence in God’s judgments. It can be broken down into the following 4 divisions:

 1.  The Great Questions (10:1)

The heavily burdened Psalmist presents his complaint to the Lord:

 Why, O Lord, do you stand far away? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? (Psalm 10:1 ESV)

Humanity has long been disturbed by the problem of evil. Instinctively we know that this world is not as it should be. We ask: if God exists and he is good why doesn’t he deal with evil? Why is he silent? Why is he seemingly disinterested in our plight?

The lament Psalms repeatedly ask these same questions. We can and should bring our questions to God and then search his Word for answers. This Psalm works through deep pain and affirms the hope that is found in God alone. Keep reading ... 


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