'Bible verse and quote' with Jan Couns
Originally posted on 05/17/2019
Let us (ungodly world) tear their (God and His people’s) fetters apart And cast away their cords from us! Psalm 2:3
.the Christian message violates today's carefully cultivated incredulity (disbelief and rejection) toward all absolutes. Jim Leffel
The One enthroned in heaven laughs (in irony). The Lord shall hold (the ungodly) in derision (contempt). And distresses them in His deep displeasure. Psalm 2:4,5
Challenge God if you will; inflict injustice, hate, and selfishness; be comforted by His seeming indifference; but believe not that He stands by with unresponsive impotence and that life floats along by luck.
Yet I (God) have set My King On My holy hill of Zion. Psalm 2:6
Man grasps for answers, leaders fail to provide, the rightful King stands ready be our guide.
(God the Son speaks) "I will declare the decree: (God the Father said) "You are My Son, Today (everlasting now) I have begotten You. Psalm 2:7
God cannot be found by thought; he can only be known through his own manifestation of himself, and in this he shows himself to be the absolute mystery who can be understood only through His own self-revelation. Emil Brunner, 1889–1966
(the Lord is given ultimate authority, power over the whole earth) therefore be wise, O kings; Be instructed, you judges of the earth . lest you perish in the way. 2:8-12a
The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which Heaven itself has ordained. President George Washington, First Inaugural Address, April 30,1789