By awesome deeds you answer us with righteousness, O God of our salvation, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas; the one who by his strength established the mountains, being girded with might; who stills the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, the tumult of the peoples, so that those who dwell at the ends of the earth are in awe at your signs. You make the going out of the morning and the evening to shout for joy.
You are not a clockwork god, one who winds up his creation, sets it down and lets it run willy-nilly as it and where it wills. No, You are a God who supervises and manages His creation with loving care; a God who enjoys the beauty of what He has fashioned and is determined to restore it to its pristine beauty in spite of the spoilage wreaked by man's sin and self-will.
Today's readings in the Psalms:
Morning: Psalm 124
Evening: Psalm 49
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