God is on my side

When we doubt and worry that the symptoms are getting too bad or too big to handle, we lose the focus on God and His supernatural healing power.
Doubt is the opposite of trust.
Today we read another beautiful poem written by king David when he was on the run from a powerful enemy who wanted to kill him, and was seized by another powerful enemy!
No one could be in a worse position than David at the time this happened.
He was surrounded by physical and spiritual enemies. His mind was being attacked. He was afraid and depressed. He was anxious.
How did David overcome?
What was his secret success factor?
He turned to God.
He put his trust in God.
He recalled God’s promises.
He praised God.
He remembered what God had done for him before.
He believed and proclaimed that God is on his side!
When David put himself by God’s side, his enemies were definitely insignificant and powerless.
Psalm 56 New Living Translation (NLT)
Psalm 56
For the choir director: A psalm[a] of David, regarding the time the Philistines seized him in Gath. To be sung to the tune “Dove on Distant Oaks.”

1 O God, have mercy on me,
    for people are hounding me.
    My foes attack me all day long.
2 I am constantly hounded by those who slander me,
    and many are boldly attacking me.
3 But when I am afraid,
    I will put my trust in you.
4 I praise God for what he has promised.
    I trust in God, so why should I be afraid?
    What can mere mortals do to me?
5 They are always twisting what I say;
    they spend their days plotting to harm me.
6 They come together to spy on me—
    watching my every step, eager to kill me.
7 Don’t let them get away with their wickedness;
    in your anger, O God, bring them down.
8 You keep track of all my sorrows.[b]
    You have collected all my tears in your bottle.
    You have recorded each one in your book.
9 My enemies will retreat when I call to you for help.
    This I know: God is on my side!
10 I praise God for what he has promised;
    yes, I praise the Lord for what he has promised.
11 I trust in God, so why should I be afraid?
    What can mere mortals do to me?
12 I will fulfill my vows to you, O God,
    and will offer a sacrifice of thanks for your help.
13 For you have rescued me from death;
    you have kept my feet from slipping.
So now I can walk in your presence, O God,
    in your life-giving light.



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