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Today's reading: Psalm 71:1-24

Psalm 71 is yet another song of affliction in which David is seeking God's protection and deliverance. It appears that David wrote this psalm later in life, since we see references to old age, gray hairs, and how God had been teaching him since his youth (vs. 17-18).

What I like about this psalm is that it both shows us that David has encountered difficulty throughout his entire life (and lets us know that will we too) and reveals how God has been faithful to David during that time (and that He will be faithful to us too). This gives David confidence that God will indeed act again and prompts him to proclaim God's goodness. He tells those around him about God's complete protection and provision in the past and praises Him in the present.

Is it your practice to look back and recall God's faithfulness when you encounter difficulty? How does God's past goodness to you impact you in the present? How will you use your current situation (good or difficult) to proclaim God's goodness and be a witness to others? Tami

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Tami, is it my practice to look back and recall God's faithfulness when I encounter difficulties I would like to say, yes. No it would nice if I did intentionally see God's past faithfulness towards me during difficult times.
I am sure it would encourage me to remember times in the past of his faithfulness to handle my latest difficulty with more confidence in Him.

Lord, help me to see Your faithfulness in the past when I face another difficulty situation knowing You were there and will never leave me and help me.

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