Judgement Made, Justice Yet To Come

    “Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion; Declare among the peoples His deeds. 12 For He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted. 13 Be gracious to me, O LORD; See my affliction from those who hate me, You who lift me up from the gates of death, 14 That I may tell of all Your praises, That in the gates of the daughter of Zion I may rejoice in Your salvation. 15 The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught. 16 The LORD has made Himself known; He has executed judgment. In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. Higgaion Selah. 
    17 The wicked will return to Sheol, Even all the nations who forget God. 18 For the needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever. 19 Arise, O LORD, do not let man prevail; Let the nations be judged before You. 20 Put them in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.” -Psalm 9:11-20

For all of the injustice in this world, whether it is small or great, here is a great and profound reminder. The Lord remembers, and does not forget (vs12), and His judgement is already made (vs 16).
Those who struggle in this life have a hope of deliverance in the Lord. David wrote this out of his own difficulties and expectation of God’s justice. His writing always reminds me to put my hope in God, not man. Oh that men, that nations even, would realize the reality of our God and King before they are snared eternally.

  

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