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1. How long? Answer me, Jehovah (Psalms 13:1-4 )
2. The victory of faith (Psalms 13:5-6 )
Psalms 13:1-4 . Four times “How long?” The trial of faith becomes more severe. Sorrow is in the heart and an enemy is outside. Has then Jehovah forgotten? The hearts begin to despair; an answer is demanded, it must come “lest I sleep the sleep of death.”
Psalms 13:5-6 . But here comes the change. Faith triumphs and is victorious. “I have trusted in Thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in Thy salvation. I will sing unto Jehovah, for He hath dealt bountifully with me.”
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Gaebelein, Arno Clemens. "Commentary on Psalms 13". "Gaebelein's Annotated Bible". https://www.studylight.org/
the Week of Proper 12 / Ordinary 17