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Cry Lord help us...FAMILY Todays Psalm... Answers..Where should we go when in deep distress? Titled A prayer of David.... How to pray when in deep trouble! Read Ps 86 :1-7 Why was David praying like this?.. Which event spurred this prayer? Running from King Saul? Running from his own son? After his awful sin? After his many family troubles? Family sickness? Many a circumstance of our lives could fit How many LORD, hear me .. I need help badly.. desperate Luke 8:22-25... Jesus Asleep..Disciples Sinking!...Awake Master, Hear us!! Any of us could have been in that boat! (testimony time!) Unhappy childless second wife Hannah 1Sa 1:10 And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed to the LORD and wept in anguish. Psalm speaks nothing of particulars of problem points to the solution for Psa 86:1 A Prayer of David. many ! Bow down Your ear, O LORD, hear me; The place to start... Unified voice.. David, Disciples, Hannah.. O LORD, hear me Plea for The Almighty... To stoop down and listen to a poor and needy soul Picture a child beckoning a parent to bend down as they tell their prob lem right into the ear!... What attention, what care, what love! (God even comes low to see things from His little ones perspective... Christ was in the boat with his disciples!... Now within believer everywhere they go) Jer_33:3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not. Call with confidence!
When in Deep Trouble

For I am poor and needy.

David the Giant Slayer, the mighty King, Pleads before benevolent God.. Hear me , Help me.... I need you! David: Psa 34:6 This poor man cried out, and the LORD heard him, And saved him out of all his troubles. Humbled: if My people who are called by My name will humble them selves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. (2 Chron 7:14) Our distress is a forcible reason for our being heard by the Lord God, Exo 34:6 And the LORD passed before him (Moses) and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth, (Good Shepherd, Our Father)
Father-like, he tends and spares us; well our feeble frame he knows; in his hand he gently bears us, rescues us from all our foes. ... Henry Lyte

Psa 86:2 Preserve my life, for I am holy; You are my God; Seems such a different tack... Argues his case... Why You Lord God, should help me... More than Poor and needy...... For I am holy - (sounds presumptuous! Not Sinless ...One whom thou favourest. .. (any believer can say that!) The Hebrew word - chasyd - means properly, benevolent, kind; then, good, merciful, gracious; and then pious, godly. The ground of the plea here is, that David was a friend of God; and that it was proper on that account to look to Him for protection. ...the idea is, that he had devoted himself to God, and that it was, therefore, proper to look to Him for His protection in the time of danger. A child looks to a parent for

Desperate? Awaken Him!.. Responds with Father love (or: As hen gathers her chicks under her wing) At wits end... Cast all your cares upon Him, He cares for you! He cared for his boat load... His Family, friends ... Merciful by nature! *Notice.. He let them find out they were poor and needy (seasoned sailors) Our problems >> Gods opportunity Entries in Gods Hall of Faith didnt get their by plain sailing!

Save Your servant who trusts in You!

protection, because he is a child; a citizen looks to the protection of the laws, because he is a citizen; and so the people of God may look to Him for protection, because they are His people. (Barnes)... Great to be part of the Family of God!... Favoured by Him! My God I Your servant Humble dependence reiterated Save me because I trust in you alone Faith which moves mountains! Even faith as a mustard seed comes, wakes the master and finds peace Pleads Gods help on basis of importunity continual asking NIV Nkjv. all day KJV everyday.. Put together.. Always.. All day, everyday Previous: Jer_33:3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not. Jesus taught: men always ought to pray and not lose heart, (Luke 18) Tells Parable of widow continually coming to an unjust judge v7: And shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them? Pleads Mercy.. (To bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior) v1.. Bow down Pleads God act in Character Exo 34:6 And the LORD passed before him (Moses) and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth, You want answers? Pray the promises of God! Prayer turns Gods Promises into our Petitions!

Psa 86:3 Be merciful to me, O Lord, For I cry to You all day long.

Psa 86:4 Rejoice the soul of Your servant, For to You, O Prob David: Psa 30:10 Hear, O LORD, and have mercy on me; LORD, be Lord, I lift up my soul. my helper!" 11 You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have put off my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness, 12 To the end that my glory may sing praise to You and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks to You forever. Lord, Do it again!... I lift to you the heaviness of my soul only you can turn it to joy! 4:Oh, I could sing forever of Jesus love divine, Of all His care and tenderness for this poor life of mine; His love is in and over all, and wind and waves obey, When Jesus whispers, Peace, be still! and rolls the clouds away. C:Its just like Jesus to roll the clouds away, Its just like Jesus to keep me day by day, Its just like Jesus all along the way, Its just like His great love. .... Edna Worrell: Isa 35:10 And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, And come to Zion with singing, With everlasting joy on their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness, And sorrow and sighing shall flee away. Zep 3:16 In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem: "Do not fear; Zion, let not your hands be weak. Zep 3:17 The LORD your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing." What a God!.. Giving and Forgiving How did God describe Himself again: Exo 34:6 And the LORD passed before him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth, Extension of same: Num_14:18 'The LORD is longsuffering and abundant in mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression Come unto me, all ye.. Lift burden (sin) peace and joy again

Psa 86:5 For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in mercy to all those who call upon You.

Psa 86:6 Give ear, O LORD, to

my prayer; And attend to the voice of Asaph summary of this Psalm: Psa 50:15 Call upon Me in the my supplications. Psa 86:7 In the day day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me." of my trouble I will call upon You, For Spurgeon on Ps 50:15: herein is faith manifested, herein is love You will answer me. proved, for in the hour of peril we fly to those we love. It seems a small thing to pray to God when we are distressed, yet is it a more acceptable worship than the mere heartless presentation of bullocks and he-goats. This is a voice from the throne, and how full of mercy it is! Psa 86:8 Among the gods there is none like You, O Lord; Nor are there any works like Your works. Psa 86:9 All nations whom You have made Shall come and worship before You, O Lord, And shall glorify Your name. Psa 86:10 For You are great, and do wondrous things; You alone are God. Stop there In boat with Jesus Awaken him and see your troubles melt To his petition David adds Praise: This world has multitudes of g gods G God stands alone Works to unfathomable, Holiness to high, Power to mighty, Wisdom unsearchable, Love to deep. I AM, the All excelling Triune God . Rev 15:3 They sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying: "Great and marvelous are Your works, Lord God Almighty! Just and true are Your ways, O King of the saints! Rev 15:4 Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and glorify Your name? For You alone are holy. For all nations shall come and worship before You, For Your judgments have been manifested." Utterly un-measureable..Incomparable.. Praise Him today!!

Psa 86:11 Teach me Your way, O LORD; I will walk in Your truth; In prayer David utters his willingness to forsake all and walk with God Teach me.. (we much to learn) I will follow Unite my heart to fear Your name. Do we come trusting Him with Whole Heart? Luk 8:24 And they came to Him and awoke Him, saying, "Master, Master, we are perishing!" Then He arose and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water. And they ceased, and there was a calm. 25 But He said to them, "Where is your faith?" And they were afraid, and marveled, Mar 9:"Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!" Psa 86:12 I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart, And I will glo- Testimony of thousands upon thousands! rify Your name forevermore. Psa With ALL my heart Praise to our God 86:13 For great is Your mercy toward Songs of Redeemed forevermore Mercy, Deliverance (Salvation) me, And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol. Whatever my lot, You have caused me to say; It is well , It is well with my soul Psa 86:14 O God, the proud have risen against me, And a mob of violent men have sought my life, And have not set You before them. Psa 86:15 But You, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, Longsuffering and abundant in mercy and truth. Psa 86:16 Oh, turn to me, and have mercy on me! Give Your strength to Your servant, And save the son of Your maidservant. Psa 86:17 Show me a sign for good, That those who hate me may see it and be ashamed, Because You, LORD, have helped me and comforted me.

Davids problem was now in Gods hands In his storm he had awakened the Master who was there with him He had cast his cares upon the Lord who cares for him He had humbly presented his case before his loving Father What would God do?? Leave it in His hands Let Him say to our troubles Peace be still