Devotional Thought for Today – 09/24/2022

PSALM 39 CHAPTER CONTEXT from Treasury of David:  The psalmist, bowed down with sickness and sorrow, is burdened with unbelieving thoughts, which he resolves to stifle, lest any evil should come from their expression, Ps 39:1-2. But silence creates an insupportable grief, which at last demands utterance, and obtains it in the prayer of Ps … More Devotional Thought for Today – 09/24/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 12/08/2020

PSALM 39 CONTEXT: This individual lament psalm focuses on the brevity of human life. The psalmist suffers because of sin (see note on 38:title–22; note on 38:11). He intended to remain silent but was unable to do so (vv. 1–3). He emphasizes the brevity of life and prays for Yahweh to reveal when he will die (vv. 4–6). He affirms his trust in Yahweh and … More Devotional Thought for Today – 12/08/2020