I. The Troubled Life
A. Attacked by a fierce enemy.
Verse 3a – “For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground.”
B. Dwelling in dark circumstances.
Verse 3b – “He hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.”
C. Troubled in the inner man.
Verse 4 – “Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.”
Verse 7a – “Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth.”
1. Overwhelmed in heart and spirit
2. Desolate in heart and spirit
3. Failing in heart and spirit
II. The Right Response