An Eerily Powerful and Prophetic Prayer for Our Times–Psalm 64

A Powerful and Prophetic Prayer for Our Times–Psalm 64

“Hear me, my God, as I voice my complaint;
    protect my life from the threat of the enemy.

Hide me from the conspiracy of the wicked,
    from the plots of evildoers.
They sharpen their tongues like swords
    and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.
They shoot from ambush at the innocent;
    they shoot suddenly, without fear.

They encourage each other in evil plans,
    they talk about hiding their snares;
    they say, “Who will see it?”
They plot injustice and say,
    “We have devised a perfect plan!”
    Surely the human mind and heart are cunning.

But God will shoot them with His arrows;
    they will suddenly be struck down.
He will turn their own tongues against them
    and bring them to ruin;
    all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.
All people will fear;
    they will proclaim the works of God
    and ponder what He has done.

The righteous will rejoice in the Lord
    and take refuge in Him;
    all the upright in heart will glory in Him!

There is nothing more powerful than prayer. Calm and recharge your soul today by offering this prophetic prayer to Heaven. Read and meditate on the Words; allow them to move in your Spirit as only God can. Do this and, as the psalmist says, you will find rest and refuge. The Lord’s Peace is a victorious peace that transcends all human understanding (Phil. 4:7).