Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 23, 2021
This psalm was written when David found himself in the Philistine city of Gath, fleeing from King Saul, and up to his neck in very hot water. Achish, the king of Gath, had put David under arrest and was being pressured by his advisers to put him to death.
November 4, 2015
Title: PUT MY TEARS IN THY BOTTLE
(To the chief Musician on Jonath-elem-rechokim, Michtam, a Psalm of David.)
Theme: David’s Fear and Trust
Psalm 56 (KJV)
1 Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily