Psalm 28

“Pay them according to their deeds.” (28:4)

Reward and punishment do not always work out perfectly. Sometimes, good people do not prosper and evil people do not suffer. However, most of the time, in the long run, goodness is recognized. People are attracted to good people. They will have better and deeper friendships. Good people will tend to be happier and more satisfied with their lives. Truly good people do not do good things because of recognition or reward. Goodness is not a tool to be used as a means to get something. Good deeds are an end unto themselves.

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2 thoughts on “Psalm 28

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  2. Beautiful rendering of the consequences of choosing righteousness versus wickedness as ways of life. I would propose to add that the righteous lives longer, so to fulfill more goodness for the sake of others.

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