22 January 2021 – Psalm 75:9 (NIV)

Scripture

As for me, I will declare this forever;
    I will sing praise to the God of Jacob,

Reflection

This psalm celebrates an anticipated victory (something yet to be seen). The psalmist recognized that God will establish judgment at the appointed time, and that the judgment will destroy the wicked and exalt the righteous. On the basis of this he warned the wicked to submit to God who alone can deliver.

The last two verses of this psalm testifies that God’s judgment or that anticipated victory that the psalmist isn’t experiencing yet, is however praiseworthy right now. May this psalm encourage you, regardless your current giants or struggles, sing and praise like the psalmist of God’s worthiness and righteousness, even though you might not experience victory yet. God will deliver you and give you freedom. Praise him now for what is to come.

Thoughts for the day

  • What does this passage tell you about God or Jesus
  • What do you feel God is telling you through this passage
  • How will you respond/apply God’s Word today?
  • Whom will you share with today’s passage or takeaway?

Prayer

Today, take a moment, wherever you are, to REJOICE in God’s goodness: Read a Bible passage or listen to a song that helps you to connect with God.

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Con Loggenberg is the Discipleship Director at Shanghai Community Fellowship (SCF). He holds a B.Sc. degree and a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying, a B.Th. (Hons) degree in Biblical Studies and a M.Th. degree in Theology. He and his Texan wife, twin boys and daughter live in Shanghai, China.