Psalm 41

Praying for God’s mercies.

1–3 Trusting God for renewed health
4–9 Praying for deliverance
10–12 Defending God’s honor
13 Doxology

  • Have you noticed the theme in verses 5 and following repeated in the last several psalms? Have you also noticed how David does and does not respond? What application can you make from this?
  • David’s request in verses 10–12 is not from personal vindictiveness or revenge but zeal for God’s honor (cf. vv. 2–3).