Fret not thyself because of evildoers
1 Fret not thyself because of
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evildoers, neither be thou envious
against the workers of iniquity.
2 For they shall soon be cut down
like the grass, and wither as the
3 Trust in the Lord, and do good;
so shalt thou dwell in the land,
and verily thou shalt be fed.
4 Delight thyself also in the
Lord; and he shall give thee the
desires of thine heart.
5 Commit thy way unto the Lord;
trust also in him; and he shall
bring it to pass.
6 And he shall bring forth thy
righteousness as the light, and thy
judgment as the noonday.
7 Rest in the Lord, and wait
patiently for him: fret not thyself
because of him who prospereth in
his way, because of the man who
bringeth wicked devices to pass.
8 Cease from anger, and forsake
wrath: fret not thyself in any wise
to do evil.
9 For evildoers shall be cut off:
but those that wait upon the Lord,
they shall inherit the earth.
Debra C. writes:
This passage you quote from the Psalms needs to be committed to memory by every Bible-believing Christian. I have not yet done that with Psalm 37 even though portions of verses 1-9 flit through my mind from time to time, and more often of late. The Psalms that I have memorized, 32, 42, 46, 103, and 121 have brought me endless hours of peace and joy, especially as I recline in the evening to welcome sleep. Thank you for including this Psalm among your postings today for our sustenance and encouragement.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at June 29, 2011 03:04 PM | Send