Psalms 16:3-4

3 As for the holy people who are in the land, they are the majestic ones. All my delight is in them. 4 The sorrows of those who take another god for themselves will increase; I will not pour out their drink offerings of blood, and I will not speak their names with my lips.

The psalmist makes a decision not to promote those who abandon Yahveh. He will not honor their false religious practices. He will not even speak their names. He is identifying himself as a worshiper of Yahveh. His prayer for protection will have to be based on the power of Yahveh.

About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is pastor of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco, North Carolina. You can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !
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