Passage of the Week . . . Psalm 78:34-39, 72

Psalm 78:34-39, 72 ESV

"When he killed them, they sought him; they repented and sought God earnestly.

They remembered that God was their rock, the Most High God their redeemer.

But they flattered him with their mouths; they lied to him with their tongues. Their heart was not steadfast toward him; they were not faithful to his covenant.

Yet he, being compassionate, atoned for their iniquity and did not destroy them; he restrained his anger often and did not stir up all his wrath.

He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes and comes not again.

With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand."