CUFI’s Alastair Kirk will be reading a passage of Scripture each day to encourage you during this time.

The Scripture for 9 May 2020 is Psalm 52:1-13.

Prayer for Relief from Tormentors

To the Chief Musician. Set to “The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath.

1 Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up;
Fighting all day he oppresses me.
2 My enemies would hound me all day,
For there are many who fight against me, O Most High.

3 Whenever I am afraid,
I will trust in You.
4 In God (I will praise His word),
In God I have put my trust;
I will not fear.
What can flesh do to me?

5 All day they twist my words;
All their thoughts are against me for evil.
6 They gather together,
They hide, they mark my steps,
When they lie in wait for my life.
7 Shall they escape by iniquity?
In anger cast down the peoples, O God!

8 You number my wanderings;
Put my tears into Your bottle;
Are they not in Your book?
9 When I cry out to You,
Then my enemies will turn back;
This I know, because God is for me.
10 In God (I will praise His word),
In the Lord (I will praise His word),
11 In God I have put my trust;
I will not be afraid.
What can man do to me?

12 Vows made to You are binding upon me, O God;
I will render praises to You,
13 For You have delivered my soul from death.
Have You not kept my feet from falling,
That I may walk before God
In the light of the living?

Psalm 56

Become a member of CUFI and receive these mini-books and exclusive lapel-pin

Related Articles:

Israeli 6-year-old discovers rare Canaanite artefact on walk with family

An Israeli 6-year-old out on a hike with his family before the coronavirus lockdown in March is credited with discovering a very rare artifact attributed to the Canaanites...

IDF troops thwart stabbing attack in Samaria; two terrorists wounded

Two Palestinian terrorists were shot Monday after attacking a group of soldiers near a town in central Samaria, according to the Israeli military. According to initial...

Jerusalem police shoot and wound terrorist after stabbing attempt

Assailant reportedly charges toward policemen with knife and pepper gas spray An assailant with a sharp object was shot and neutralized in Jerusalem on Monday after running...

The Queen is “drawing heavily on her Christian faith” at this time, say sources

Queen Elizabeth’s “solid and simple” Christian faith is sustaining her during this time, say sources close to her. The Queen is drawing heavily on the strength she derives from her...

Israel tells Twitter: Ban Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei over “anti-Semitic and genocidal” tweets

Israel’s on Sunday requested Twitter remove Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s account, citing his “antisemitic and genocidal” tweets in which the Iranian supreme leader called for the...

Subscribe to start receiving FREE TORCH magazines from CUFI UK