Just When I Need Him
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
Sometimes, we will leave a voice message or send an electronic message requesting a response from another party, but they do not get back to us as quickly as we would like them to. We might say to someone else, “I haven’t heard from him.” In our human nature, we want to hear back from the other person. We feel the same way towards God when we do not receive an immediate answer from Him. However, God hears our prayers! God is there for us just when we need Him.
We see the distressing concern.
“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 was anxious about the advancement of his enemies against him. He was also anxious that God did not answer him right away. When we are in trouble, we want God to act on our terms. We want instant results. It is almost as if God should