Psa 55:23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.
was a man deceived. Somebody he trusted had proven false, and it had
almost broken David's heart.
Psa 55:12 For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it: neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him:
Psa 55:13 But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance.
Psa 55:14 We took sweet counsel together, and walked unto the house of God in company.
A man his equal, his guide
and his acquaintance to whom he used to turn for loving counsel;
with whom, on quiet Sabbath mornings, he used to walk unto the house of
A man whose friendship he had never doubted and on whose loyalty he
would have staked his life had played the part of Iscariot to the
What a devastating revelation!
What a tragic and desolating
How many people have lost their faith in God when they have lost
it in a man or woman?
Yet David, amid the ruins of that friendship,
deserted by one he clung to as a brother, says, "But I will trust in
~George H. Morrison~