Psalm 141:1 “Lord, I cry out to You; make haste to me! Give ear to my voice when I cry out to You.”
Psalm 141:2 “Let my prayer be set before You as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.”
Psalm 141:8 “But my eyes are upon You, O God the Lord; in You I take refuge; do not leave my soul destitute.”
Without giving the details of the particular trial he is facing, David writes a recipe for success when overcome with opposition. The recipe includes three key ingredients.
First, he speaks of crying out to the Lord. Obviously, David is referring to prayer, but by using the term ‘cry’, he is drawing a picture of those times when we are driven to intense prayer. It is the cry of desperation, birthed from a realization that our hope rests in God alone.
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