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Get A Piece of the Rock

This psalm of David was set in the background of David’s trouble as King of Israel. In fact, King David is in big trouble, 1.He is in exile from Jerusalem in defense of his kingdom 2.His nation is divided 3.And his son Absalom was killed by his soldiers. All this was the result of family problems based in David’s sin with Bathsheba that seemingly put a curse on his family, specifically his children. So, he prays to God: Hear my cry O God; attend unto my prayer. From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in thy tabernacle forever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah. When I read this passage, I am always reminded of the Prudential Life Insurance Company and their famous logo of The Rock of Gibraltar which is located in Southern Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Perhaps you are old enough to remember the jingle they used in…