10 Do not trust in what you can gain by oppression. Do not put false confidence in what you can gain by robbery. If wealth increases, do not become attached to it. 11 God has declared one principle; two principles I have heard: God is strong, 12 and you, O Lord, demonstrate loyal love. For you repay men for what they do.
4 Or do you have contempt for the wealth of his kindness, forbearance, and patience, and yet do not know that God’s kindness leads you to repentance? 5 But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourselves in the day of wrath, when God’s righteous judgment is revealed! 6 He will reward each one according to his works: 7 eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality, 8 but wrath and anger to those who live in selfish ambition and do not obey the truth but follow unrighteousness.
Notes and References
"... a review of the Psalms makes clear that God, as judge, is righteous (Psalm 9:4), and judges with equity (Psalm 9:8). There are occasions when, as Lewis suggests, the Psalmist looks to God to vindicate him, but there are other occasions when the Psalmist recognizes that he is in the dock. God will judge the nations: “for he comes to judge the earth” (Psalm 96:13). God will also judge every person, and that is according to his covenant love (Psalm 62:12). Paul’s references to judgment parallel these aspects ..."
Gibb, Ian Paul and the Psalms: Paul's Hermeneutic and Worldview (p. 189) University of Glasgow, 2017
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