The LORD Loves Justice and Does Not Forsake His People

Psalm 37:27-40 – The Bible (KJV) – Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore. For the LORD loves judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off. The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever. The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment. The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him. The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged. Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace. But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off. But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble. And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.



(1) Although the righteous may fall into the hands of the wicked, the LORD will not leave him there.

(2) The wicked may wield power temporarily, but the promise is that the wicked will suffer a fatal end.

(3) The righteous person may not be not spared from all troubles, but the end of the righteous person is peace.

About Carol Ann Ritchey

Life is good because God is good.
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12 Responses to The LORD Loves Justice and Does Not Forsake His People

  1. jacsprat says:

    Great observations! What a nice reminder that God truly is in control…now and forever! 🙂


  2. I like your final observation Carol “the end of the righteous person is peace.” Life isn’t going to be easy, but it will be worth it 😀

    Chloe xx


  3. trisha says:

    i agree with every word you said carol, i know it because i have known it through my own experiences.

    God is far more righteous and kind than we can imagine. Thats why God is God. Its such a blessed feeling to know that we are protected by such a loving, just being.

    just loved the post. have a lovely sunday.
    lots of love.


  4. pattisj says:

    Your opening verse , “Depart from evil,” lays the groundwork for fulfillment of the promises. Thanks for sharing these encouraging words.


    • This is true, Patti. When we honor God with obedience, it shows that we believe Him. Thank you for stopping by and for your comment. I always look forward to your visits. Blessings to you…


  5. elizabethre says:

    Thanks for sharing the Word Carol. It’s always a blessing.


  6. flyinggma says:

    I love knowing how the story ends. Thanks for sharing this morning. Blessings to you..


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