We all face times where we feel like things are not going well, where we feel like others are against us. David certainly had times where he experienced many enemies plotting against him. Even if all others had abandoned him, he knew he could find refuge in his heavenly Father.
No matter what comes against you, trust in the LORD. Do not put your trust in oppression, robbery or taking advantage of others. If riches increase, do not set your heart upon them either, but only in the LORD. God is the answer to our needs, not money. He may use money, but we should seek Him first rather than money.
God Alone a Refuge from Treachery and Oppression.
For the choir director; according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.
1My soul waits in silence for God only;
From Him is my salvation.
2He only is my rock and my salvation,
My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.
3How long will you assail a man,
That you may murder him, all of you,
Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?
4They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position;
They delight in falsehood;
They bless with their mouth,
But inwardly they curse.
5My soul, wait in silence for God only,
For my hope is from him.
6He only is my rock and my salvation,
My stronghold; I shall not be shaken.
7On God my salvation and my glory rest;
The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.
8Trust in Him at all times, O people;
Pour out your heart before Him;
God is a refuge for us.
9Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie;
In the balances they go up;
They are together lighter than breath.
10Do not trust in oppression
And do not vainly hope in robbery;
If riches increase, do not set your heart upon them.
11Once God has spoken;
Twice I have heard this:
That power belongs to God;
12And lovingkindness is Yours, O Lord,
For You recompense a man according to his work.
I would encourage each of us as well, no matter how dire our situation may seem, even if we feel completely alone… trust in Jehovah. Pour out your heart before Him.