David encourageth himself to praise God.
Psalms 108:1 A canticle of a psalm for David himself. My heart is ready, O God, my heart is ready: I will sing, and will give praise, with my glory. Psalms 108:2 Arise, my glory; arise, psaltery and harp: I will arise in the morning early. Psalms 108:3 I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: and I will sing unto thee among the nations. Psalms 108:4 For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth even unto the clouds.
He prayeth for God's assistance according to his promise.
Psalms 108:5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens, and thy glory over all the earth: Psalms 108:6 That thy beloved may be delivered. Save with thy right hand and hear me. Psalms 108:7 God hath spoken in his holiness. I will rejoice, and I will divide Sichem and I will mete out the vale of tabernacles. Psalms 108:8 Galaad is mine: and Manasses is mine and Ephraim the protection of my head. Juda is my king: Psalms 108:9 Moab the pot of my hope. Over Edom I will stretch out my shoe: the aliens are become my friends. Psalms 108:10 Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me into Edom?
His confidence in God's help.
Psalms 108:11 Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off? and wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our armies? Psalms 108:12 O grant us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man. Psalms 108:13 Through God we shall do mightily: and he will bring our enemies to nothing.