I don’t know where or when Jesus found you but when He found me, I had been foolish and had sinned. Jesus found me and I know the words of the Psalmist, the words that describe what Jesus did for me, to be true. Jesus restored me.
Psalm 67. We must not forget where the blessing comes from, who this Psalm is about and who this Psalm is for. The Psalm reminds us that God will judge the people righteously and that there will come a time when all the ends of the earth shall fear him.
When I was confronted with this direct, yet simple, question I had to think deeply. What is it about being accused of lying that unsettles us so much? Surely we all tell lies? I can’t believe that there is a person I know who hasn’t told a lie and if that is so, how can a lie be as bad as adultery and murder?
Along the route that I drive home each day is a permanent speed trap. The speed limit is 60 Km/h and the trap has been neatly placed at the bottom of a hill to ensure as many unsuspecting victims as possible are caught.