Battle lines are being formed – ‘the kings of the earth’ are setting themselves up against the Lord.
“Why do the nations rage, And the people plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying, Let us break Their bonds in pieces And cast away Their cords from us.” – Ps. 2:1-3 Continue reading
God is seated on His throne in heaven observing mankind, testing the heart of mankind.
“Your words have been harsh against Me,”
Says the LORD,
“Yet you say,
‘What have we spoken against You?’ You have said,
‘It is useless to serve God;
What profit is it that we have kept His ordinance,
And that we have walked as mourners
Before the LORD of hosts? So now we call the proud blessed,
For those who do wickedness are raised up;
They even tempt God and go free.’ ” – Malachi 3:13-15 Continue reading