Psalm 109 & 110: God Of My Prayer
Verse of the Day: (109:4) For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.
1. God Of My Praise (109:1-3)
Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise; (109:1)
Instead of honouring David after he defeated Goliath, the Philistines giant, the great enemy of Israel, King Saul of Israel had words of hatred against him, and even sought to kill him, because he felt threatened that David would eventually dethrone him. However, David still praised God for who He is, and what He had done in, with, for and through his life, as he prayed and committed Saul and all his enemies to God. Indeed, let us praise God, even though we are going through hard times, and trust and believe in Him, that He shall vindicate us from all wrongs, and deliver us from all crises. (1 Corinthians 4:1-5)
2. God Of My Prayer (109:4-31)
Set thou a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand. (109:6)
Though David loved all the people, yet there were King Saul and others who conspired to kill him. David could only commit himself in prayer to God, as he poured out everything from his wounded heart and failing health to God. He could not reconcile the fact that his loving God would seemingly allow the wicked to get away from His judgment and punishment for all their evil deeds. David prayed for God’s preservation as he understood from the many prophesies that Satan, who stood at the right hand of Saul and all his enemies, sought to kill him, because Jesus, the Messiah, shall miraculously be coming from his lineage. (Matthew 1:1-17) Though we may not fully understand why God allows wickedness to prevail against us, let us commit all things to Him, as vengeance belongs to Him. Indeed, let us put on God’s armour and pray to Him that He shall help us to stand against the wiles of Satan and the wicked, and prevail over them. (Ephesians 6:10-24)
3. God Of My Power (110:1-7)
Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth. (110:3)
God, the Father, spoke to David that His Lord, who is none other than Jesus Christ, His only begotten Son, shall sit at His right hand, and together with the Holy Spirit, they shall rule and reign over the splendours of heavens and earth with great power and holiness. Indeed, God shall grant Jesus, His Lamb, the Root of David, with power, riches, wisdom, strength, honour, glory and blessing, as He was sent to earth to be crucified shedding His precious blood to redeem the world from their sins. Whoever believes in Jesus, shall never perish in the devil’s hell, but shall have everlasting life with Him in His glorious heaven. (Revelation 5) Let us believe in and receive Jesus as our personal Saviour and Lord, and He shall grant us His power to become the sons of God, His Father. (John 1:12)
Prayer of the Day:
Dearest God, thank You that I can pray to You for power to overcome all problems.