All's Well That Ends Well
The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. ~Psalm 28:7
Psalm 28 was written either during David’s flight from Saul or Absalom. There were moments when the closeness of his adversaries made him think life was over. He was overcome with incredible fears. Yet, as this psalm progresses, there is a major shift in his tome and outlook. As we meditate on this psalm, we might say that David was thinking, “All’s well that ends well.”
We see David as he was sinking.
“Unto thee will I cry, O Lord my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.” David felt very desperate. He was at his wits’ end. He did not see a Plan B. There were moments when God’s silence made him think he had been forsaken. He compared God’s silence to him as one who descended into a pit. Descending into a pit was a place of no return. When you have that sinking feeling, you feel like all hope is