2 For why does anyone have strength, O God, except to honestly confess you? And why is a person gifted, except to worship your name? 3 A new psalm sung from a happy heart; the fruit of the lips matched with a well-tuned tongue; the first harvest of the lips from a holy and righteous heart. 4 Those doing these things will never be distressed by evil; the flame of fire and anger against the unrighteous will not touch them, 5 whenever it goes out from the Lord's presence to destroy every confidence of sinners. 6 Because God's mark of salvation is on the righteous.
24 They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led away as captives among all nations. Jerusalem will be trampled down by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. 25 “And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth nations will be in distress, anxious over the roaring of the sea and the surging waves. 26 People will be fainting from fear and from the expectation of what is coming on the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. 27 Then they will see the Son of Man arriving in a cloud with power and great glory. 28 But when these things begin to happen, stand up and raise your heads because your redemption is drawing near.”