God Works Righteousness for All

God Works Righteousness for All

The LORD works righteousness and justice for all the oppressed.  (Ps 103:6 NIV)

The Lord works righteousness for all who are broken or harassed.  Our God is the ultimate champion for those who feel small, alone, or defeated.  The Lord also works justice for all who are oppressed.  Justice can be described as:  fairness; impartiality; integrity; or rightness.  He is our help in times of trouble.  (Ps 46:1)

By awesome deeds in righteousness You will answer us, O God of our salvation . . .   (Ps 65:5a)  He hears and answers our prayers!  And the Lord’s answer establishes righteousness and justice for us.  Glory to God!

The Lord is referred to as the horn of our salvation in Psalm 18:2.  Ever wonder what that means?  I believe that this conveys the idea that He is the very sound and song of our salvation—summoning [even as a horn does in battle]—spiritual, physical, financial, and emotional allies to us.  What a powerful and glorious God we serve!

Righteousness will go before Him, and shall make His footsteps our pathway.  (Ps 85:13)  Let us walk in His footsteps; and as we do, we walk in the path of righteousness.

Trust the Lord

Trust the Lord

The fear of man brings a snare [trap, pitfall, deception, trick, entanglement].  But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe. [secure; literally, set on high]  Many seek a ruler’s favor [face, good opinion], but justice for man comes from the Lord.  (Prov 29:25-26, emphasis added)

Justice means fairness, uprightness, integrity, reparation, compensation, payment, or remuneration.

Only God can provide justice for mankind in any situation or circumstance.  The Lord loves it when we’re dependent upon Him and His Word.  He wants us to rely upon Him, and to trust Him in all situations.  (See Ps. 9:9; 46:1, 11; 32:7; 119:114; 144:2)

So, instead of trying to find favor with some banker or friend, turn your heart and mind to the Lord Jesus Christ.  Trust in Him.  Ask Him to help you, deliver you, and rescue you.  He will not fail you, because the Word of God reminds us that the Lord is faithful.  (2 Thess 3:3)