Today's reading: Psalm 55:1-23
David's earthly circumstances are less than optimal in Psalm 55. He is restless, feeling afraid and trembling, overwhelmed with horror, longing to escape his current situation. In this state, David pours out his concerns to God, but then he ends his song of concern with a reaffirming declaration of his trust in God.
"Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. But you, O God, will cast them down into the pit of destruction; men of blood and treachery shall not live out half their days. But I will trust in you” (vs. 22-23).
Do you talk candidly with God about feeling worried, overwhelmed or afraid? Why is this important? How does telling God that you trust Him influence your thinking and actions? What circumstance or situation do you need to give over to God today? Tami
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