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The Solution to It, Part 1
When The Upright Get Uptight
I want you to open your Bible today to Psalm 37. I want to read the first seven verses. During these days together we are going to be looking at Psalm 37 under what I have titled When the Upright Get Uptight.
1Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. 2For they shall soon be cut down like the grass And wither as the green herb. 3Trust in the LORD and do good; So shall thou dwell in the land and verily thou shall be fed. 4Delight thyself also in the LORD; And He shall give thee the desires of thine heart. 5Commit thy way unto the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass. 6He shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light And thy judgment as the noonday. 7Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Fret not thyself because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.
Not long ago I saw an article in the newspaper. Actually, I had been looking for something like that for sometime. I knew that it was bound to happen sooner or later. The article was simply telling about a new government publication that had just been released entitled, Everything Doesn't Cause Cancer. The article went on to explain that in the past several years there had been so many warnings issued about this that our country was being slowly gripped by cancer paranoia. They said that not everything causes cancer. Just about everything, but not everything. I myself had begun to develop some of that paranoia.
I picked up a newspaper, and a front page article said: Tests Link Shampoo with Cancer. This is not good news to someone who likes to wash their hair occasionally. The article said they had fed these laboratory rats shampoo for six months, and they developed cancer. Well, I figured anybody who drinks shampoo for six months deserves whatever they get. That's the way these things are ...
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