Hear My Prayer
“Hear my prayer, O God; listen to the words of my mouth.”
- Ask for deliverance
— asking builds our faith and helps us experience His work in our lives (v1-3)
- Believe in deliverance
— He can and will deliver to straight to victory or courageously through the battle to victory (V4-5)
- Praise Him until it comes
–praise keep our spirit high when circumstances are low(6-7)
Journal: What truth is God teaching you through Psalm 54?
God is teaching me to praise Him. I have committed to listening to only praise music until…
Word Study Wednesday
“Save me, O God, by your name; vindicate me by your might.” (v1) (NIV)
“Save me O God by thy name and judge me by thy strength.” (KJV)
I love the humility hidden in David’s words. I especially love the beauty of the KJV! There is just something about the thous, thys, and thees. Can I get a witness?
Too often my desire to be vindicated and delivered is selfishly more about me than God. David recognizes God renown even in the stronghold hiding for his life. It is all for God’s glory and fame.
name: shem (shame)
strength: geburah (geburah’)
force, mastery, might, mighty act, power, power, strength
Friends, this is the secret to David’s success. He was for God’s renown and fame, not his own. He counted on God’s might rather than his own. What a great lesson! Boy I want to get this one.
Journal: Tell God something that you are thankful for.
Jesus — our Savior is the Lover of your soul!
Today-I am thankful for the love that was spilled out on Calvary for me.
Faith Stretching/Strengthening Friday
Journal: How is God stretching/strengthening your faith?
I am powerless without my God. Any strength I have comes to from Him.