1 Samuel 8.3
they were out for what they could get for themselves, taking bribes, corrupting justice.
God, thank you for this great reminder of how bad things could get when we let our self take over, when we let our self rule. thank you for being our master, for being the one who set us free form our self, for setting us free into a life where we could actually say yes to you and no to everyone and everything else, including our self. we bless you for being the only ruler fit to call the shots in our lives, in our world, for being a ruler who will always be just, will never choose what is not good, will never corrupt and never be corrupted. amazing God, you are truly the king of all kings, the lord of all lords, the master of everyone and everything, the one at whose voice all came to be and are sustained.