Evil Cannot Prevail
Do not fret because of evildoers, nor be envious of the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like grass, and wither as the green herb. ~Psalm 37:1-2
Deception and corruption continue to fill and pollute our country. Once again, it appears like evil is winning. The Bible tells us and shows us over and over, evil cannot prevail! Cling to this hope and believe it with all your heart today. Justice is coming for the wicked. It has to. God does not lie. His Word does not fail and it stands forever.
God does not need an election to fix the mess in our country. He sees everything, it is all laid bare before Him. Nothing takes Him by surprise and nothing shakes Him. He knows the times and the seasons and moves His Hand perfectly through them establishing His will as He does.
Oh how easy it is for us to despair when it appears like evil is advancing. No wonder, we are made of the dust. God knows how helpless and frail we are. He knows how easy it is for us to become gripped by fear. That is why He gave us His Word filled with promises for those who love Him and call on His name.
Read and meditate on this Psalm today. I pray that it lifts your heart and infuses your soul with peace.
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass. Cease from anger and forsake wrath; Do not fret - it only causes harm. For evildoers shall be cut off; But those who wait for the LORD, They shall inherit the earth. For yet a little while and the wicked shall be no more;
Indeed, you will look carefully for his place, but it shall be no more. But the meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth. The Lord laughs at him, for He sees that his day is coming. The wicked have drawn a sword and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, to slay those who are of upright conduct. Their sword shall enter their own heart, and their bows shall be broken. A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked. For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
The LORD knows the days of the upright, and their inheritance shall be forever.
They shall not be ashamed in the evil time, and in the days of famine they will be satisfied.
But the wicked shall perish; and the enemies of the LORD, like the splendor of the meadows, shall vanish. Into smoke they shall vanish away. The wicked borrows and does not repay,
but the righteous shows mercy and gives. For those blessed by Him shall inherit the earth,
but those cursed by Him shall be cut off. The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD,
and He delights in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the LORD
upholds him with His hand. I have been young, and now am old; Yet I have not seen the
righteous forsaken, nor his descendants begging bread. He is ever merciful, and lends;
and his descendants are blessed. Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell forevermore.
For the LORD loves justice, and does not forsake His saints; they are preserved forever, but the descendants of the wicked shall be cut off. The righteous inherit the land, and dwell in it forever. The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of justice.
The law of God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide. The wicked watches the righteous,
and seeks to slay him. The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged. Wait on the LORD, and keep His way, and He shall exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it. I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a native green tree. Yet he passed away, and behold, he was no more; Indeed I sought Him, but he could not be found. Mark the blameless man, and observe the upright; For the the future of that man in peace. But the transgressors shall be destroyed together; the future of the wicked shall be cut off. But the salvation of the righteous is from the LORD; He is their strength in the time of trouble. And the LORD shall help them and deliver them; He shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in Him. ~Psalm 37:7-40
Pray with me...
Thank You for Your Word! Thank You that You are trustworthy and righteous. Holy is Your name. Infuse our hearts with hope as Your plan unfolds. Help us to trust and not surrender to hopelessness nor despair. We need You! Fill us with strength to carry on in this battle. Keep our minds focused on Your Word and not on the evil that threatens us. Cover us in Your armor to continue to fight. Quiet us with Your love so that our hearts are not overtaken by fear. Let thy kingdom come and thy will be done! In Jesus Name, Amen