To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Contemplation of David when the Ziphites went and said to Saul, “Is David not hiding with us?”
1 Save me, O God, by Your name, and vindicate me by Your strength.
2 Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth.
3 For strangers have risen up against me, and oppressors have sought after my life; they have not set God before them. Selah
4 Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is with those who uphold my life.
5 He will repay my enemies for their evil. Cut them off in Your truth.
6 I will freely sacrifice to You; I will praise Your name, O LORD, for it is good.
7 For He has delivered me out of all trouble; and my eye has seen its desire upon my enemies.
Have you ever had someone make trouble for you to improve their standing, or maybe they did it just because they could? Remember that God is your defender, and your advocate. Don’t respond in kind or lash out at them, but rather turn the matter to God. He will sort it out and judge appropriately.