The Political Class

2 You who practice deceit,
    your tongue plots destruction;
    it is like a sharpened razor.
3 You love evil rather than good,
    falsehood rather than speaking the truth.
4 You love every harmful word,
    you deceitful tongue! Psalm 52:2-4

It seems David was thinking of politicians when he wrote this, wasn’t he? We laugh because we have all heard the spiels of the political class: promise one thing, get to their respective capitals and do something else. Very few stand by the words they say in public. Often they don’t remember what they said a year ago about a particular issue because they a fickle and change their positions often.

Would you pray for a politician today? There are plenty to choose from.

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