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In Psalm 56, David is experiencing trouble. His friends have turned on him. His enemies are scheming behind his back to destroy him. Trouble is on every hand. How is he going to respond to all these difficulties? Verse 4 reveals his response. " In GOD I  will praise His word, in Him I will put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do to me."   

David's hope was in the promise of GOD'S word. David said, "I will praise His word. In GOD I will put my trust."  

Where are you today? Life's road has many difficulties. There are physical set backs - illness and sickness comes along. There are financial setbacks, family conflicts, people who dislike us, the difficulties of life. How do we respond? What is the proper way to respond?  

I would suggest the same way David responded. Trust in GOD. Have faith in the word of GOD. Claim the promises of GOD. The Bible says "but without faith it is impossible to please Him: for he that comes to GOD must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him."  Hebrews 11:6   

In verse 8 of Psalm 56 the Scriptures say "You number my wanderings: You put all my tears in your bottle. Are these not in Your book?" GOD sees and understands the struggles of our life. There is help in GOD.  Put your faith in GOD. Trust in the promises made to us His children.   

In His word, we have counsel, encouragement, instruction, and direction for life. Along with David, I will praise His word for in His word is life and blessing for evermore.    

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