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Praying with Psalm 11

LORD, I choose to hide myself in You. Some might say, “Fly like a bird to the mountains to escape the bow and evil arrows ready to shoot in the dark the upright in heart. If our foundations collapse, then what could a good person do?” LORD, from Your holy temple – from Your holy throne in heaven, surely Your eyes see! Surely You lift Your eyelids to see how people are acting, LORD. You examine each action, but Your soul hates wicked ways and violence. Someday You’ll rain coals of fire on all evil and fill the cups of Your enemies with nothing but a scorching wind! You alone are righteous, LORD, and You love what’s done right. May decent, honest people see Your face everywhere. Psalm 11 prayer-a-phrased by Mary Harwell Sayler , using many of the translations found on Bible Gateway , ©2017. …