The prayer of a burdened heart – verses 1-2
The pain of many troubles – verse 3
The pit which was facing him – verses 4-5
The problem was coming from the hand of the Lord – verses 6-7
We often do not see that the trouble we are facing is coming from the Lord. The psalmist said “Thy wrath lieth hard upon me” and “Thou hast afflicted me.” God chastens us, not because He wants to hurt us, but because He loves us, and doesn’t want us to ruin our lives!
Verse for MeditationVerse 2 – “Let my prayer come before Thee: incline Thine ear unto my cry.”
Meditation Prayer“Lord, help me to remember that my troubles are coming from You, and that You want me to trust completely in You.”