Psalms 9-16

What does it say?
Psalm 9: David thanks the Lord for the Justice of God.
Psalm 10: The psalmist prays for the Lord to come to the aide of those who trust him and overthrow the wicked who oppress them.
Psalm 11: The righteous take refuge in the Lord and the Lord knows their hearts.
Psalm 12: The Lord is a helper against the treacherous.
Psalm 13: The righteous man prays for the Lords help in times of trouble and trusts that help will come in long-suffering. 
Psalm 14: It is foolish to not believe in God; unbelief begets sin and faith begets patients.
Psalm 15: The citizen of the city of God loves his neighbor.
Psalm 16: The Lord is our portion now and yet to come.

What does it mean?
The man who loves the Lord also loves his neighbor. When the wicked seem to prevail, he prays to the Lord for deliverance, and trust the Lord for deliverance. Deliverance from the wicked and death will come in time; therefore, he must continue to faithfully call on the name of the Lord in prayer for deliverance. They enemy will not prevail even in death because the man who trust in the Lord and loves his neighbors will be delivered from death.

What shall I do?
Can I thank the Lord for his justice? Yes I can. The Lord will by no means leave the guilty unpunished. (Ex 34:7) The greatest demonstration of this attribute was at the cross. The apostle Paul said, “This was to demonstrate His righteousness, because in the forbearance of God He passed over the sins previously committed; for the demonstration, I say, of His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.” (Rom 3:25-26) I shall call on the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to save me from my enemies. I shall patiently wait for deliverance. The Lord is my prevision now and in eternal life.

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