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David For Real with God
v 1 a “Why”? (questioning God is okay)
v1b ‘Why are you so far…’ David is expressing his feelings, didn’t wait until he was correct before coming to God. God is near, but He’s allowed this to be included in the Bible. Maybe as an example that God is more interested in us coming to Him as we are than being right.
v3-5 Talking himself ’round to praising God and focusing on Him and His goodness, retelling the family stories of how God has helped in the past.
v6 back to His despair and his depressed feelings about the situation and himself.
v9-10 seeing the problems
v11 asking for help from God
v12-18 situation ain’t good
v19-21 Lord please help
v22 pronouncing quality decision to praise God
v23 leading others to praise
v24-26 why we should praise
v27-312 predicting good things for others, prophecying