In Psalm 11, the psalmist rebuffs the idea of fleeing as a solution to adversity, choosing instead to stand firm in faith. The chapter balances themes of uncertainty and justice, contrasting the crumbling societal foundations with the unchanging foundation of God. While evildoers may plot and society may falter, the psalmist assures that God's throne remains unshaken. This psalm serves as a testament to unwavering trust in God’s righteousness, asserting that despite the precariousness of the world, divine justice will prevail. It calls believers to find stability in God when the world around them is in disarray.

Psalm 11

1  (To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?

2  For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.

3  If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?

4  The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD'S throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.

5  The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

6  Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.

7  For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.

End of Psalm 11

1 Year Plan:  Jan 26 - Ex 4, Ex 5, Ps 11, Ps 12
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