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May 14, 2023 - Psalms 28-32

David faced many foes, the greatest among them being his own sin. What to do? David tells us what he did: “O Lord my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me” (30:2). How despairing he must have been at one point. It was as if he had gone down into Sheol (30:3). He had suffered God’s anger (30:5). He had cried out as he faced death itself (30:9). He had mourned and covered himself in sackcloth (30:11).

David experienced the same that all God’s people experience at one time or another (Which is why we so love the Psalms. In them we not only hear about the experiences of others but we see ourselves and our own experiences.). Oh my, how David’s testimony reflects our own! “For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning” (30:5). For God’s children, seasons of tears, because of our God’s great mercy, turn into seasons of joy! Of course, that greatest joy of all will be the day we see our Savior face to face. What a morning that will be!

Face to face with Christ, my Savior,

Face to face- what will it be

When with rapture I behold him,

Jesus Christ who died for me?

Face to face I shall behold him,

Far beyond the starry sky;

Face to face in all his glory,

I shall see him by and by. -- Carrie Ellis Breck (1898)

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