O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger, have mercy on me in Your hot displeasure.
Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am weak; O Lord heal me, for my bones are troubled.
My soul also is greatly troubled;
But You, O Lord-how long?
Return, O Lord, deliver me!
Oh, save me for Your mercies’ sake!
For in death there is no remembrance of You;
In the grave who will give You thanks?
I am weary with my groaning;
All night I make my bed swim;
I drench my couch with my tears.
My eye wastes away because of grief;
It grows old because of my enemies.
Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity;
For the Lord has heard the voice of my weeping.
The Lord has heard my supplication;
The Lord will receive my prayer.
Let all my enemies be ashamed and greatly troubled;
Let them turn back and be ashamed suddenly.
What does this psalm tell us?
- This psalm shows us the emotions if David, a man after God’s own heart.
- It gives us freedom to come to God in honesty about the things we are enduring.
- Through David’s emotions in this psalm God let’s us know that it’s alright to feel and to express those feelings to Him in prayer.
- The Lord hears us when we cry
- The Lord hears our requests
- The Lord hears and receives our prayers
The Word in our hearts
- Which emotions do you identify with from this psalm?
- How can this psalm be applied in your life?
Remember: The Lord has heard my supplication; The Lord will receive my prayer.
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For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes in Him will not be put to shame.”