As he wrote this psalm, David’s life was focused on the Word of God. The godly principles he internalized not only provided guidance during waking hours, but also came to mind and actually instructed him between sleep cycles when he awakened at night.
Be exalted, O Lord, in Your own strength! We will sing and praise Your power.
May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble; may the name of the God of Jacob defend you; may He send you help from the sanctuary, and strengthen you out of Zion . . .
Living through seemingly unfair situations, David was uniquely qualified to encourage us with a testimonial.
The word “wait” is the exact opposite of frantically trying to make something happen before its time on a self-determined timetable. Wait conveys persistent expectancy—waiting on God to accomplish His purpose at His appointed time.
Fire falling from heaven? Scripture details that King David witnessed an awesome display of God’s power.
Read carefully what Scripture records upon the occasion of Solomon’s birth: Now the Lord loved him (v. 24). This was not a grudging concession on God’s part. Nor was Solomon considered just another son among many in David’s household. God loved Solomon!