Psalm 13 Devotional Commentary

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Psalm 13:2

This lament of David is a cry of the heart from someone who feels that he is alone and forsaken.. isolated, forgotten and cut off from the favour of the Lord. David's soul is crying out in bitter anguish of mind and inner confusion of the soul because the Lord seems to have forgotten all about him and has apparently hidden His face from His servant.

David could not understand why the Lord was delaying the help he desperately read more...

Psalm 13:5

How precious is the Word of God and like so many of the Psalms that were penned by David, this is a song which begins with him bitterly lamenting over his mounting distresses and weeping over life's cruel circumstances. However it ends with him glorifying God and offering thanksgiving and praise for His goodness and grace. David was able to eventually cry in all his distresses and pain: I have trusted in Your lovingkindness; My heart shall rejoice in Your read more...