David encourageth himself to praise God.
Psalms 108:1 O God, my hert is ready to synge, & to geue prayse. Psalms 108:2 Awake (o my glory) awake lute & harpe, I my selfe will awake right early. Psalms 108:3 I wil geue thakes vnto the (o LORDE) amonge the people, I wil synge prayses vnto the amonge the Heithe. Psalms 108:4 For the greatnesse of thy mercy is higher then the heauens, and thy faithfulnesse reacheth vnto the cloudes.
He prayeth for God's assistance according to his promise.
Psalms 108:5 Set vp thy self (o God) aboue the heaues, & thy glory aboue all the earth. Psalms 108:6 That thy beloued maye be delyuered: helpe then with thy right hande, & heare me. Psalms 108:7 God hath spoken in his Sanctuary (which thinge reioyseth me.) I will deuyde Sichem, and mete out the valley of Suchoth. Psalms 108:8 Galaad is myne, Manasses is myne, Ephraim is the stregth of my heade, Psalms 108:9 Iuda is my captaine. Moab is my wash potte, ouer Edom wil I stretch out my shue, Philistea shal be glad of me. Psalms 108:10 Who wil lede me in to the stronge cite? Who wil brynge me in to Edom?
His confidence in God's help.
Psalms 108:11 Shalt not thou do it (o God) which hast cast vs out: thou God, yt wentest not forth with oure hoostes? Psalms 108:12 O be thou or helpe in trouble, for vayne is the helpe of man. Psalms 108:13 Thorow God we shall do greate actes, for it is he yt shal treade downe oure enemies.