9 I have proclaimed the good news of righteousness
In the great assembly;
Indeed, I do not restrain my lips,
O Lord, You Yourself know.
10 I have not hidden Your righteousness within my heart;
I have declared Your faithfulness and Your salvation;
I have not concealed Your lovingkindness and Your truth
From the great assembly. – Psa. 40:9-10
We hear enough bad news from the world. Good News is to be shared.
“The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, And his tongue talks of justice. The law of his God is in his heart; None of his steps shall slide.” – Psa. 37:30-31
The mouth, tongue, heart, and feet must all be yielded to God.
“Who established the mountains by His strength, Being clothed with power; – Psa. 65:6
The mountains did not make themselves. God, through His mighty power, established them.
“Blessed is the man You choose, And cause to approach You, That he may dwell in Your courts.” – Psa. 65:4
God causes believers to approach Him.
“This will be written for the generation to come, That a people yet to be created may praise the LORD” – Psa. 102:18
Point our children toward faith in meaningful ways.
“He who was delivered over because of our wrongdoings, and was raised because of our justification.” – Rom. 4:25
Every day is lived in the shadow of the cross and the hope of the empty tomb.
“He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked.” – 1 John 2:6
Profession involves an obligation to act accordingly to the profession.
“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” – Psa. 91:1
God extends His “shadow” over the believer who places himself under His protection.