Psalm 55 Devotional Commentary

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Psalm 55:6

David is the author of Psalm 55, and he bemoans the shocking fact that his own familiar friend, whom he loved and trusted, betrayed him. A trusted companion, with whom David had enjoyed hours of sweet fellowship turned on him and was unimaginably disloyal. David and his bosom companion had spent much time together, in one another's company. They had communed together, fellowshiped together, and walked together in the house of God. No wonder David's heart was in read more...

Psalm 55:22

The psalms of David, which were penned thousands of years ago, have as much relevance in today's anti-God, Christ-rejecting sinful world, as they did in the time of David's trouble.

David had been betrayed by one of his best friends, and his soul was in deep distress. He was restless and complaining, oppressed by wicked men, and distracted by a multitude of threats from his evil enemies. He was overwhelmed by trouble, read more...