I waited patiently for the Lord to help me,
and he turned to me and heard my cry.
He lifted me out of the pit of despair,
out of the mud and the mire.
He set my feet on solid ground
and steadied me as I walked along.
Psalms 40: 1-2
Reflect on this etire chapter in Psalms. How many times have you found yourself in a pit? It seems like the more you try to climb out, the more you slip on the mud and rocks and find yourself weary. Why do you think that is?
If you’re trying to get out of the pit by yourself, you’re not only going to find yourself overly exhausted, but you’re going to find yourself still sitting right in the middle of that pit. You’ve accomplished nothing by trying to get out on your own. This scripture says to wait patiently for the Lord…
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