Coming to a place of acknowledging and owning it as “my darkness,” like David did, is both cathartic and an invitation for the Lord to dispel it with the light of His love, forgiveness, and delivering power
This is a powerful illustration of what the Bible refers to as the Spirit warring against the flesh or soulish self, and triumphing over it by speaking truth.
Having hope in God is hanging in there while believing that at some point, as surely as the sun rises each day, we will eventually be saved from the things which afflict us.
Sometimes the best thing we can do when feeling overwhelmed by our circumstances, as with Job, is to pause and meditate upon the wonder of God.
This promise, spoken over the Jews living in captivity, is a classic offer of hope to all who find themselves yearning for deliverance from oppressive situations.