Psalm 62 Devotional Commentary

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Psalm 62:1

David, the man after God's own heart, was beset by difficulties and dangers and encompassed about by many enemies and those that would seek his life to destroy him. But David's confidence was in the Lord Who was his Rock, his Defender, and his mighty Fortress.

Like so many of David's psalms, the clarion call of this canticle is that God alone is the source and sphere of David's need, and God alone has the right to demand our own read more...

Psalm 62:5

How we love to fret and worry about this and that. Indeed, I have heard it said: "How worrying it would be if we did not have anything to worry about!" And yet how much this violates the wisdom of Scripture, for we are admonished not to fret, nor to fear, nor to carry our own burdens, but to cast all our worries upon the Lord. To be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication to talk to the Lord, in our own words, and in the quietness of read more...