My God in His lovingkindness will go before me; God will let me look triumphantly upon my foes (physical and spiritual). Psalm 59:10 Regardless of how things appeared, there was no need to fear. God has already gone ahead and "sawed through" the enemy's defenses. Voice of the Lord, Lewis/Harriet Lederer Foundation, Messianic Jewish Publishers
.I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning, For You have been my stronghold And a refuge in the day of my distress. Psalm 59:16b The Christian is cheerful, not because he is blind to injustice and suffering, but because he is convinced that these, in the light of the divine sovereignty, are never ultimate. Elton Trueblood, 1900-94, American Quaker author, theologian, educator
O my strength, I will sing praises to You; For God is my stronghold, the God who shows me lovingkindness. Psalm 59:17 It is very tedious to the Spirit of God when we make bad interpretations of his ways towards us. Jeremiah Burroughs, 1600-46, English Puritan Congregationalist preacher, Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment
You have given a banner to those who fear You, That it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah. That Your beloved may be delivered. Psalm 60:4-5a God knows what each one of us is dealing with. He knows our pressures. He knows our conflicts. And He has made a provision for each and every one of them. That provision is Himself in the person of the Holy Spirit, indwelling us and empowering us to respond rightly. Kay Arthur, Christian teacher, author One of God’s many names: Jehovah-nissi “the Lord my banner”
Give us help against our oppressor, for vain is the deliverance of man. Psalm 60:11 Those who arrogate the least fraction of strength to themselves apart from God, only ruin themselves through their own pride. John Calvin, 1509-64, French reformer, theologian
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