Jan Mikael (11 March 2011)
"Why The Big Noise Nation's ??? - Psalm chpt. 2."
Why the big noise,
nations? Why the mean plots, peoples?
Demagogues and delegates meet for summit
The God-deniers, the Messiah-defiers:
"Let's get free of God!
Heaven-throned God breaks out laughing.
At first he's amused at their presumption;
Then he gets good and angry.
Furiously, he shuts them up:
you know there's a King in Zion? A coronation banquet
spread for him on the holy summit."
7-9 Let me tell you what God said next.
said, "You're my son,
And today is your birthday.
What do you want? Name it:
as a present? continents as a prize?
You can command them
all to dance for you,
Or throw them out with tomorrow's
rebel-kings, use your heads;
Upstart-judges, learn your
Worship God in adoring embrace,
Celebrate in trembling awe. Kiss Messiah!
Your very lives are in danger, you know;
His anger is about to explode,
if you make a run for God—you won't regret it!
A David Psalm, When He Escaped
for His Life from Absalom, His Son