In verses 2 and 6 of Psalm 62 David gives his source of
strength even in the time of trouble. He says, “He only is my rock
and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.”
This Psalm is a poem of devotion to God and shows David’s unwavering
trust in Him. He had many troubles, but he never failed to trust in
In Psalm 63 David is thirsting for God. This
Psalm seems to belong to the period when David was in the wilderness
(I Samuel 24), fleeing from Absalom. David was still confident of
Psalm 64 is a prayer for protection against the plots of
David’s secret enemies. Again we see that he is confident that,
through God, he will triumph.
Psalm 65 speaks of the millennial restitution of the earth.
Spiritual blessings are realized (verses 1-5), as well as temporal
and material benefits (verses 6-13). This Psalm, as well as Psalms
66, 67, and 68 describe the “restitution of all things, which God
hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world
began” (Acts 3:21).
Every Christian should commit to memory Psalm 66:18: “If I
regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me.” God will
not hear the prayers of His saints if they are negligent in reading
His precious Word, or if there is strife among the family. I do
believe, however, that one of the most prominent reasons for
unanswered prayer in the life of a Christian is that of unconfessed
Psalm 67 speaks of full kingdom joy and blessing. The
nations know and praise God in verses 1-4, and worldwide prosperity
follows in verses 5 and 6.