The late Vance Havner told a story of how he had taken a picture of his wife about two years before
her death. After her death, he remembered that he still had the roll of film in his camera so he had it
developed. As he looked at the pictures, there she was smiling at him out of … More
Psalm 41 is a lesson based on a prayer for help against treachery. In grace, God visited the writer with deliverance and put a song to rejoicing upon his lips. He concluded the preceding psalm by calling himself poor and needy. In this one, he begins by commending those who consider the poor, who regard the afflicted affectionately. It appears to have been written around the circumstances of the rebellion of Absalom against his father David. This passage describes David’s fears, his foes and his best friend.
I need to remember to pray. - No matter what happens in my life, God is still in control!!!
Blessed is the one who considers the poor! In the day of trouble the LORD delivers him; the LORD protects him and keeps him alive; he is called blessed in the land; you do not give him up to the will of his enemies. The LORD sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness you restore him to full health. As for me, I said, "O LORD, be gracious to me; heal me, for I have sinned against you!" My enemies say of me in malice, "When will he die, and his name perish?" And when one comes to see me, he utters empty words, while his heart gathers iniquity; when he goes out, he tells it abroad. All who hate me whisper together about me; they imagine the worst for me. They say, "A deadly thing is poured out on him; he will not rise again from where he lies." Even my close friend in whom I trusted, who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me.
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Psalms 38:1-14The Lord’s Discipline
Psalms 38:15-22A Prayer in Times of Trouble
Psalms 39:1-13Confidence in Life’s Only Hope
Psalms 40:1-10A Joyful Report About David’s Deliverance
Psalms 40:11-17David’s Plea With The Lord For Mercy
Psalms 41:1-9A Prayer For Protection
Psalms 41:10-13God Delivered David Because of His Integrity
Psalms 42:1-8Longing For The Living God
Psalms 42:9-11David Questions God as to Why He Has to Suffer
Psalms 43:1-5David Prayed For Vindication From His Enemies
Psalms 44:1-8The Historic Faith of The Nation
Psalms 44:9-16The Humiliation Defeat of The Nation
Psalms 44:17-26The Prayer For Victory