Sometimes it just seems like evil has the upper hand!  Those that belittle righteousness, mock the reality of God, and scorn those who seek to follow Christ often seem to have the wave of public opinion going their way.  Godly, biblical values are spurned in public policy and those who embrace them are labeled as bigots.  In fact, sometimes it may seem like God Himself has “cast off His people” as a consequence of their own compromise and sin…

Ever feel like that?

Today I read a Psalm that seemed to put some of those thoughts into words and turned them upward in a prayer…

“O God… REMEMBER your congregation, which you have purchased of old, which you have redeemed… REMEMBER!…  How long O God, is the foe to scoff?  Is the enemy to revile your name forever? … Yet God You are my King from of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth! … REMEMBER how the enemy scoffs and foolish people revile your name! … Arise, O God, defend your cause! … REMEMBER how the foolish scoff at you all the day!” (taken from Psalm 74.  Read the whole Psalm.)

These are some of the words I uttered to God this morning as my prayer… “Oh, Lord, REMEMBER!”  Why not make them yours as well.  I don’t want to be a victim… I want to make a difference, I want to be an intercessor!

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