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Unkind World

I don’t usually feel led to simply pass along a scripture, but you’ve got to read this …

“Don’t embarrass me by not showing up; I’ve given you plenty of notice. Embarrass the wicked, stand them up, leave them stupidly shaking their heads as they drift down to hell. Gag those loudmouthed liars who heckle me, your follower, with jeers and catcalls. What a stack of blessing you have piled up for those who worship you, ready and waiting for all who run to you to escape an unkind world.”    Psalm 31:17-19 (The Message version):

Did I really just read that? This dude thinks we live in an “unkind world.” Well, what do you know? Obviously then, we are not the first persons to discover this uncomfortable truth. 

I thought someone might like to know that the antidote which immediately precedes this observation is still the cure. This is not opium for the masses. It’s a real remedy for the “now” and it’s nice to know you’re not the only one who needs to “escape” to Someone who knows how unkind this world can be – even to its own God.

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