Praise be to the LORD your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on his throne as king to rule for the LORD your God. Because of the love of your God for Israel and his desire to uphold them forever, he has made you king over them, to maintain justice and righteousness. Like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But
January 15, 2019
I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. … Desire without knowledge is not good—how much more will hasty feet miss the way! … The desire of the righteous ends only in good … what the righteous desire will be granted … Now eagerly desire the greater gifts.