Sometimes there is nowhere to look in times of trouble except to look up – to the Lord. You can’t look inside for help or around you but up to the Lord.
Text: Psalm 107
Notice the phrase “Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and He delivered them out of their distresses” occurs four times in this chapter.
Examples of those who looked to God in their times of distress and trouble:
1. David, 1 Sam. 30:1-6
2. Jonah, Jonah 2
3. King Manasseh – Even the wicked Manasseh looked to God in his time of distress and trouble and the Lord delivered him. 2 Chron. 33:1-20
Promises to claim in your times of distress and trouble:
1. Psalm 46:1
2. Psalm 50:15
3. Psalm 91:15
4. Deut. 4:29-31
5. Nahum 1:7