Assurance of God’s Protection
To the leader: with stringed instruments. Of David.
1 Hear my cry, O God;
listen to my prayer.
2 From the end of the earth I call to you,
when my heart is faint.
Lead me to the rock
that is higher than I;
3 for you are my refuge,
a strong tower against the enemy.
4 Let me abide in your tent forever,
find refuge under the shelter of your wings. Selah
The authors of lamentation psalms like today’s reading are crying, pleading, and complaining. The psalmists are unafraid to complain because they know God understands the need to release painful feelings. Read more