The answer is simple; they try to outwit God but they do always fail. Verse 2 – 3 says, “The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.”
It’s a game of thrones, and a conspiracy to destroy that’s to do with God.
The day you got born again the Lord looked on you and said, “Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.” (Psalm 2:7). But prior that a strong man, (Satan) armed; was controlling you. Now that Jesus outsmarted him, and overpowered him, there is now enmity. Remember, “When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out,” (Luke 11:24). He keeps coming back and will never will give up easily. That’s the reason when he returns he shouldn’t find you not occupied or used. Psalm 2:10-11 says, “Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth. Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling.“
Blessed are all they that put their trust in him, (vs 12).
You’re blessed because, Today he’s giving you your glory, only ask and He will give it to you, (ref Psalm 2:7-8 ). He’s giving you glory, and setting you up upon a hill so that you may rule over your enemies, with an iron rod; to smash them like clay pots! – and that happens when you ASK or Pray, and
– He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure. Psalm 2:4-5