THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS
A salesman in large firm was assigned to secure a very important client.
However he failed in his mission.
He sent a telegram to his secretary, so she would be able to break the news indirectly to the boss.
The telegram read "Failed to secure client, prepare boss."
He received a telegram back in only a few moments.
It read, "Boss prepared, prepare yourself."
So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee.
David, the Bible says was a "man after God's own heart" (1Sam. 13:14).
But here, David is admitting his sin.
In verse 3 of this same Psalm, David says, "For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked."
David had envied the prosperity of the wicked.
He was suffering, therefore, he allowed his heart to see only the present physical things.
He had forgotten the END the "foolish" would suffer!
All too often, we are much like David.
We doubt God when He is perfectly faithful.
We set our soul's eyes upon present circumstances and forget the END result of serving our Lord.
Looking only at present circumstances we will think that "all these things are AGAINST me" (Gen. 42:36).
That's what Jacob said when he had lost Joseph and the other brothers wanted to take Benjamin to Egypt with them.
We must align ourselves with David and admit that it is "foolish."
Actually, God promises that "all things work together for good" for those who believe and trust in Him (Rom. 8:28).
Let us not be as David and complain of our circumstances.
But if we find ourselves as such, let us be as David and admit our sin!
Remember, the Boss is prepared....let us prepare ourselves!