I can look back over my life and see the hand of God at work. How long, LORD? But. Psalm 77:11-12 . But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in the loving devotion of God forever and ever. They are about feelings more than logic and reason. Sunday 6th September 2020 Psalm 13. It is of course a silly thing to ask God, since He never forgets anything, but still sometimes we have to remind ourselves that God never says, “Sorry, … Forever? Our focus should not be solely on what is in front of us but looking to that which we cannot see. …How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all day?”. This entire chapter of Psalm 91 is filled with the goodness and power of God. So the decision was made to place Clyde in an assisted living facility. Will You forget me forever? St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006. The people of Israel were to sing them together. Although he was an influential and powerful leader, he had his share of hard times. Another Devotion from Psalm 13 which first appeared in the blog, Daily Bible Devotions, in February, 2011.Verses 1-6, How Long? A psalm of David. Verses 12-18, Mere Earthly Mortals. … The past is a reminder of God’s truth realized in our lives. Monday, June 12, 2017–Dark Night of the Soul “Will you forget me forever” (Psalm 13:1a). We have mourned in the past; God has brought joy. Mere Earthly Mortals, verses 12-18. He feels as though he has suffered enough. Certainly my tongue does not frame a word without you, O Lord, being thoroughly aware of it. Read This: “O Lord, you examine me and know. So here in Psalm 13, he asked God how long He would forget him. I have trusted in Your mercy; my heart shall rejoice in Your salvation. 14 Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Daily Devotion of Psalm 13. Take a look at what Psalm 13:1-2 says: 1 How long, Lord? Perspective Changes Everything – Psalm 13 Devotional. What comfort and strength has poured forth from the book of Psalms into the hearts of so many believers, down through centuries of time. Treasury of Scripture. Think about what the verses mean and what God wants you to learn. Yet it ends so simply and beautifully. The many bumps and bruises of life cause us to continually turn to God. A WeakDay Devotion The WeakDay Devotion has been being written fresh every week day morning since 1999 for those who want more Scripture with their devotion than most offer. Remembering how God has dealt graciously with us in the past serves as a ladder, leading us out of the pit of despair. Have you ever felt that way? But I have trusted in your mercy; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation. Corinthians 6:19-20 ….”You are NOT your own! 9 If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, 10 even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me. And, when suffering, etc. Will you forget me forever? His enemies have taunted him long enough, and he is asking God how long he must endure this despair. We have ailed in the past, God has healed. Pray today that God will help you to walk in peace no matter what circumstances this day brings to you. He will not return. What brings about this spark of hope? We have sinned in the past; God has forgiven us. Psalm 9:14 That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation. How long will You hide Your face from Me? Let’s examine the three parts of the psalm: 1. 3 Consider and hear me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, Lest I sleep the sleep of death; 4 Lest my enemy say, âI have prevailed against himâ; Lest those who trouble me rejoice when I am moved. Translation: If you don’t answer me Lord, or bring comfort or courage, I might just die from this feeling of hopelessness! 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