Rage and Vain Things

   I’m starting today in Psalm 2, verses 1 through 5.  “Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine 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 bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.’  He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.  Then shall He speak unto them in His wrath, and vex them in His sore displeasure.”

   As Solomon once noted, “there is nothing new under the sun.”  Still today, the heathen RAGE.  In fact, they are raging more intensely than I’ve ever witnessed in my entire life, and it’s growing worse every day.   And the people IMAGINE a vain thing.  Note here that the HEATHEN rage, and the PEOPLE imagine a vain thing.  Who are the “heathen?”  Obviously, this speaks of the ungodly -- the God-haters.  And who are the “people?”  I believe this refers to those who consider themselves God’s people, those who honor Him with their lips, but whose hearts are far from Him.

  Some time ago, I spoke about the word “Imagine,” the root word of which is “Image.”  When we IMAGINE, with our own simple human minds, we create an image in our minds, and it should be noted that all sin flow ...

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