Help, Lord, for no one is faithful anymore;
those who are loyal have vanished from the human race.
Everyone lies to their neighbor;
they flatter with their lips
but harbor deception in their hearts.
Does this sound like a prayer that you might hear right now, today?
Newspapers, magazines, internet.
Alarming reports of crime, violence and dishonesty are an everyday occurrence.
Does it seem possible that these words were penned over two thousand years ago?
The human condition after Adam and Eve’s decision to disobey God has always been tainted by sin.
Yet, there are times and the there are the people of those times who have chosen to be faithful.
They have chosen to be loyal.
They have chosen a path of honesty.
Their hearts have been a place of transparency and truth.
Even though “things” may seem bad in the world, we can pray.
We can be encouraged that God hears us and that there are still those alive today who are choosing to follow Him.
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