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Psalm 143:1

Psalm 143:1

From beginning to end, this psalm of David is a petition and prayer to the Lord that covers every possible eventuality that is likely to touch each of our lives, at one time or another. He calls out to the Lord to hear his prayer, to pay heed to his supplication and to answer him according to His faithfulness, for the psalmist know that the Lord is faithful and will answer him in His righteousness. David cries for mercy and forgiveness, which flow into a deeper read more...

Psalm 143:8

Psalm 143:8

Whether it was seeking refuge from His enemies, in deep repentance for His transgressions or to worship and glorify God, the foundation upon which the prayer and praises of David rested, was the righteousness, faithfulness and goodness of God.

David learned many things about the Lord in his life-time and one important lesson was that no matter how dark the night of doubt and sorrow, how mountainous the problems he had to face or read more...

Psalm 143:10

Psalm 143:10

David pleads his own wretchedness and implores God's goodness to direct and govern his ways, and like so many of his petitions, these verses feed the hungry soul, lift-up the fainting spirit and encourage the believer' heart. In his distress he entreats the listening ear of his faithful Saviour crying out for mercy, as the enemy seeks to crush his soul in death's deep darkness.

David's spirit is faint, his heart dismayed, his read more...