I will cry to God Most High, To God who accomplishes all things for me. Psalm 57:2 Faith is that act of our soul that turns away from our own insufficiency to the free and all-sufficient resources of God. John Piper, b. 1947
He shall send from heaven and save me; He reproaches the one who would swallow me up. Selah God shall send forth His mercy and His truth. Psalm 57:3 The dispensations of divine grace are to the fullest degree sovereign and irrespective of human merit; yet in the dealings of Providence there is a rule of justice by which the injured are at length avenged and the righteous ultimately delivered. C.H. Spurgeon, 1834-92, British Reformed Baptist
My soul is among lions; I must lie among those who breathe forth fire, Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows And their tongue a sharp sword. Psalm 57:4 Let us face life as it is, not as we feel it ought to be, for it never will be what it ought to be until the kingdom of this world is become the kingdom of our Lord. Oswald Chambers, 1874–1917
They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down; They dug a pit before me; They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah. My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises! Psalm 57:6,7 The believer walks securely through a path beset with snares. As he moves onward he is constant in petition. He often feels loneliness and depression, that friends are few, and sorrows many; but he faints not. He has firm trust that God will tenderly regard; that mercy will never fail; that no billows will overwhelm true faith. Henry Law, Exposition of Psalms, 1878
Because of (my enemy’s) strength I will watch for You, For God is my stronghold. Psalm 59:9 God is on the throne and is watching us. He knows our difficulties. While we wait, God accomplishes many things, and we regain our strength. Warren Wiersbe, American pastor, prolific writer Christian literature, b1929
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