David’s psalm is very clear. The fool says in his heart there is no God. In other words, foolish people decide they are God. They do what they want and hurt whoever gets in their way. It is easier, in their mind to ignore and discount God than it is to submit to His plan.
David reminds us that while we may ignore God, He does not ignore us. He looks for any that are willing to follow Him. Still, men in general would rather be their own God than to trust the one true God. while that is true, there has been and is an overwhelming dread for those that try to run their own lives.
First, they are not able to do it. They try, but in the end, they are destroyed. In addition, men were made to have a relationship with God. David knew God would provide the means to restore that relationship. In the last verse David recognizes that salvation will come from Zion, and it did, through our Lord and Savior Jesus. What a great pleasure that was for the Lord Jesus to seek and to save those who are lost.
We can experience the prophecy David sang about. We only need to ask, and God will come into our lives and restore us. It is a blessing and a great gift. Thanks Lord, for giving us the means to acknowledge you are God and we are your chosen people.
God Bless You
The fool[a] says in his heart,
“There is no God.”
They are corrupt, their deeds are vile;
there is no one who does good.
2 The Lord looks down from heaven
on all mankind
to see if there are any who understand,
any who seek God.
3 All have turned away, all have become corrupt.
there is no one who does good,
not even one.
4 Do all these evildoers know nothing?
They devour my people as though eating bread.
they never call on the Lord.
5 But there they are, overwhelmed with dread,
for God is present in the company of the righteous.
6 You evildoers frustrate the plans of the poor,
but the Lord is their refuge.
7 Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion!
When the Lord restores his people,
let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!