Scripture Readings: Psalm 82
In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Amen.
‘God presides in the heavenly council; in the assembly of the gods he gives his decision’ (Psalm 82.1).
Today’s Psalm asks us to picture a strange scene. The scene is a ‘heavenly court’, or an assembly of gods. The Lord God of Israel presides- but he’s not the only god there- he’s speaking to other gods. This is odd. Surely there is only one God?