THE WEAKNESS V.1
HIS BLESSING You have enlarged me when I was in distress
HIS BURDEN have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
THE WARNING V.2
DISHONOR O you sons of men, how long will
you turn my glory into shame?
DEVALUE how long will ye love vanity,
DISHONEST and seek after leasing? Selah.
THE WONDER V.3
GOD IS SELECTIVE But know that the LORD hath set
apart him that is godly for himself
GOD IS SENSITIVE the LORD will hear when I call unto Him
THE WORSHIP V.4-5
WE MUST CONSIDER Stand in awe, and sin not:
WE MUST CONNECT commune with your own
heart upon your bed,
WE MUST BE CALM and be still. Selah.
WE MUST COOPERATE Offer the sacrifices of righteousness,
WE MUST CONFIDE and put your trust in the LORD.
THE WAIL V.6
CONSTANT COMPLAINING There be many that say,
Who will show us any good?
CREATIVE CONDOLENCE LORD, lift You up the light of
Your countenance upon us.
THE WELLSPRING V.7-8
OUR CONTENTMENT You have put gladness in my heart
OUR CONTRAST more than in the time that their corn
and their wine increased.
FIDELITY OF REST I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep
FENCE OF RETREAT for You, LORD, only make me dwell in