Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Jonah the Psalmist

The past few days have been rather breezy around here. The wind has made for some beautiful cool weather....and has apparently inspired Jonah. Yesterday, while we were in D.C. he told me he made up his own bible verse. Here it is....

The wind blows

And the people who trust God

Are like trees that do not get blown over.

But the bad guys are like balloons

That get blown away with the wind.

Sounds similar to Psalm 1 to me!!

Psalm 1:1-6 (New Living Translation)

1 Oh, the joys of those who do not
follow the advice of the wicked,
or stand around with sinners,
or join in with mockers.
2 But they delight in the law of the LORD,
meditating on it day and night.
3 They are like trees planted along the riverbank,
bearing fruit each season.
Their leaves never wither,
and they prosper in all they do.

4 But not the wicked!
They are like worthless chaff, scattered by the wind.
5 They will be condemned at the time of judgment.
Sinners will have no place among the godly.
6 For the LORD watches over the path of the godly,
but the path of the wicked leads to destruction.

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