The World We Live In

by | Sep 14, 2022

The World We Live In I Daily Walk Devotion

It is an interesting world we live in today. Gone is common courtesy and kindness, replaced rudeness and arrogance. It’s not uncommon to do something nice for someone only to receive an insult in return. It’s no wonder people are losing what sanity they had remaining. The world we live in today is much different than the one I grew up. To respond correctly, we need to be equipped with the right spirit.

‭‭PSALMS‬ ‭109:4-5‬

“In return for my love they act as my accusers; But I am in prayer. Thus they have repaid me evil for good And hatred for my love.”

Why is David so Upset?

This passage is what is known as an Imprecatory Psalm. The author is David, and it is probably his strongest Psalm when it comes to him calling down curses from God upon his enemies. Why is David so upset? He has loved people who have turned on him and accused him. He has done them good, and they repaid him with evil. Now he is asking God to deal with them.

Do Not Sin

It is important to note that while David prayed for God to do this, he never acted on them. He always allowed God to do his bidding, as should we. It is not a sin to get upset with someone, but it is when we act on it and treat the person ungodly. Paul tells us not to sin in our anger. We may have been wronged, but we must let God take care of the details. Trust me. He does a much better job.

The World We Live In

Sometimes your love will be rebuffed, and the good you do will be repaid with evil. It is the world we live in today. You can voice your frustration to the Lord. That’s okay as long as it remains there. Don’t stop loving or doing good. Some people need it even if you encounter a bad apple once in a while. David was the king, and he was treated that way.