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Psalm 36 Jan. 19 For the Chief Musician. By David, the servant of Yahweh.  1An oracle is within my heart about the disobedience of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes. 2For he flatters himself in his own eyes, too much to detect and hate his sin. 3The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit; he has ceased to be wise and to do good. 4He plots iniquity on his bed, he sets himself up in a way that is not good. He doesn’t hate evil.  5Your grace, Yahweh, is in the heavens; Your faithfulness reaches to the skies. 6Your righteousness is like the great mountains; Your judgments are like a great deep. Yahweh, You preserve man and animal. 7How precious is Your grace, O God! The children of men take refuge under the shadow of Your wings. 8They shall be abundantly satisfied with the abundance of Your house; You will make them drink of the river of Your pleasures. 9For with You is the spring of life; in Your light shall we see light. 10Oh continue Your grace to those who know You, Your righteousness to the upright in heart. 11Don’t let the foot of pride come against me; don’t let the hand of the wicked drive me away. 12There the workers of iniquity are fallen, they are thrust down, and shall not be able to rise.   


36:9 In Your light shall we see light- Our worldview is to be that of God; His perspective is to be ours. 
36:12 There the workers of iniquity are fallen- The obvious question of the Bible student to the statement “there” is “Where?”. And the context seems to provide no answer. But David was imagining in his own mind the final destruction of the wicked at judgment day, as he often does in the Psalms. “There”, in his mind’s eye, he sees them fallen and without resurrection to eternal life. And this gives him perspective on his sufferings at their hands. We too can usefully play ‘Bible television’ and try to imagine the scene at judgment day. Whether we get all the details correct or not isn’t so important; the exercise provides huge perspective for us in our present life experiences.