GOD IN THE PSALMS: STUDY 90

57. GOD’S NATIONS, KINGS AND RULERS (2)
We continue our study on God’s nations, Kings and Rulers.

2. GOD’S KINGS

a) The Kings Of The Earth Take Their Stand
2:2 The Kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the Lord and against his Anointed One.

b) The Kings Of The Earth Belong To God
47:9 The nobles of the nations assemble as the people of the God of Abraham, for the kings of the earth belong to God; he is greatly exalted.

c) All Kings Will Bow Down to God
72:11 All kings will bow down to him and all nations will serve him.

d) God Is Feared By The Kings of The Earth
76:12 He breaks the spirit of rulers; he is feared by the kings of the earth.

e) All The Kings Of The Earth will Revere God’s Glory
102:15 The nations will fear the name of the Lord, all the kings of the earth will revere your glory.

f) God Will Crush Kings
110:5 The Lord is at your right hand; he will crush kings on the day of his wrath.

3. RULERS

a) Be Warned
2:10-11 Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth.

b) Rulers – Injustice And Violence
58:1-2 Do you rulers indeed speak justly? Do you judge uprightly among men? v2No, in your heart you devise injustice, and your hands mete out violence on the earth.

c) Rulers Persecute The Psalmist
119:161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word.

d) Thrown Down From The Cliffs
141:5b-6 Yet my prayer is ever against the deeds of evildoers; v6their rulers will be thrown down from the cliffs.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
102:15 The nations will fear the name of the Lord, all the kings of the earth will revere your glory.

NEW TESTAMENT LINK
King Of Kings

1 Timothy 6:15b-16
– God, the blessed and only Ruler, the Kings of kings and Lord of lords, v16who alone is immortal and who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see. To him be honour and might forever. Amen

NOTE: This is the last instalment of the series.

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