praying with David through Psalm 142 (part 1)

Abounding Grace

Psalm 142

“Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” (Luke 11:1)

I was reading Psalm 142 the other day, and I could not help but stop to read these words, rich with feelings and truth — both of which I think we are all familiar with. Just as the disciples asked of Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray,” surely we can benefit from instructions on how to pray, and here we have a beautiful, heartfelt example given to us by David.

So for these next seven weeks, we will walk through Psalm 142 and see what we can gain from these words of prayer penned by David.

“I cry out to the Lord with my voice; with my voice to the Lord I make my…

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