God can either be a strong fortress and a help in need of trouble or an earth-melting enemy. He can either be your ally, taking care of your tomorrow, or your adversary, bringing you to a swift end. He can either be your friend, who
“Go to the ant, oh sluggard. Consider her ways and be wise.” Work is good. Our hearts are bad. Solomon’s wisdom instructs us to look to creation for help to fight the scourge of laziness.
Solomon’s wisdom does not only apply in pre-empting unwise decisions but also in addressing situations where one is snared by an unwise decision.
If Psalm 126 was about the Jews return from Babylon, then the truths contained in Psalm 127 would apply to those returning exiles, even though it was written long before that event, just as they do to anyone who is concerned about their dwelling-place and