1 I love the Lord, for he heard my voice;
he heard my cry for mercy.
2 Because he turned his ear to me,
I will call on him as long as I live.
3 The cords of death entangled me,
the anguish of the grave came over me;
I was overcome by distress and sorrow.
4 Then I called on the name of the Lord:
“Lord, save me!”
Closed my eyes and I saw Psalms 116:4 in my head. This Psalm… My life story. I CALLED upon the name of the Lord, “Help.” and He came. I was OVERCAME by distress and sorrow.
He heard me. He heard my cry for mercy. Hence, He came. I wanted to die. The cords of death entangled me.
8 For you, Lord, have delivered me from death,
my eyes from tears,
my feet from stumbling,
9 that I may walk before the Lord
in the land of the living.
and with Your arms around me, filled with