Psalm 43

Psalm 43 is a prayer for rescue, from wicked men and an ungodly nation. Like Psalm 42, the psalmist takes his questions and emotions to God in prayer. He addresses God as my stronghold, my protection. And in the safety of that relationship, he is able to ask “Why?” You are God my stronghold. Why […]

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Psalm 12

The godly are no more. The faithful have vanished. Everyone lies. The psalmist paints a bleak picture. It is a cry for help when it seems like everyone has chosen to lie to promote their own interests. The psalmist feels alone, like the last of the faithful standing. He prays, “Help, LORD. Stop the lies.” […]

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