[DailyReading] The end of the rich
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Thu Aug 21 00:00:33 MDT 2014
Lesson: Lacking One Thing
Reading: The end of the rich 2014-08-21
Reference: Ps. 73:1-12, 17-25
Psalms 73:1: Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.
Psalms 73:2: But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped.
Psalms 73:3: For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Psalms 73:4: For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm.
Psalms 73:5: They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.
Psalms 73:6: Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
Psalms 73:7: Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.
Psalms 73:8: They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
Psalms 73:9: They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.
Psalms 73:10: Therefore his people return hither: and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them.
Psalms 73:11: And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?
Psalms 73:12: Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
Psalms 73:17: Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.
Psalms 73:18: Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction.
Psalms 73:19: How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.
Psalms 73:20: As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.
Psalms 73:21: Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins.
Psalms 73:22: So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee.
Psalms 73:23: Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand.
Psalms 73:24: Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
Psalms 73:25: Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.
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