“Hands that devise wicked schemes”


Fourth, "hands that devise wicked schemes."     Anyone that plans ahead of time (premeditation) to do evil is a hand that devises wicked schemes.  This would include burglarizing homes knowing when the occupants leave, or a burglary after a store closes, sabotaging someone’s car with a bomb, waiting in a dark alley to rob …

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“Hands that shed innocent blood”


Third, is “hands that shed innocent blood”;      God alone is the author and giver of life and only He has the right to take a life.  Here again, pride is a root cause of murder.  Anger and rage involve someone else doing something we don’t like or we want to take from others who …

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