SUMMARY OF PSALM 13
David asks the Lord how long he will forget him or turn away from him. How long must he have sorrow in his heart and his enemies triumph over him? David pleads with the Lord to answer him and to give him light to see by. He trusts in God’s unfailing love, and he rejoices in God’s salvation. He will sing to God.
SUMMARY OF RUTH 1:20-22
Naomi renames herself Mara, meaning bitter because God has made her life bitter and brought misfortune upon her. Naomi and Ruth arrived in Bethlehem as the barley harvest was beginning.
QUESTIONS FOR PSALM 13 WITH RUTH 1:20-22
3 ) They are both angry at God for the misfortunes they have suffered in life and are questioning him. Yet, both are still faithful to him. Still. I’m unsure how angry I get. I usually accept what happens to me in life.
4 ) I think it’s just trusting that God will provide through the hard times and take care of you on the other side of hard times. Hard times are usually followed by good times.
5 ) I listen to songs that offer me hope and encouragement, that motivate me, that speak about the good times and overcoming. They serve to lift me up and brighten my day, as well as give me strength to keep persevering even though I don’t feel like it.
CONCLUSIONS TO WORDGO PSALM 13 WITH RUTH 1:20-22
I love how you can be angry at God and even question why, but that doesn’t mean you don’t trust in his authority or his knowledge to orchestrate your life. Great lesson.