15th Feb Psalm 52 David and Doeg

Lent thought for the day

Words are powerful. Doeg the Edomite knew this, and he used lies, boasts and deceit to gain power in Israel. But David knew that God’s justice was more powerful than Doeg’s words, and in the end Doeg would be defeated.

Many people practice times of silence during Lent. It reminds us of the power that our words have, and the value of stopping to listen.

Today’s thought-for-the-day is from David