Psalm 61


            Climb to the Highest Rock

            2 From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint;

            Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

·         “That which separates us from other comforts should drive us so much the nearer to God, the Fountain of all comfort.” (Henry)

·         “When cares, fears, sorrows, or temptations, like a wild deluge, overwhelm our hearts, our cries unto God should be more fervent than ever.” (Scott) The greater the need, the louder should be the cry for help.

·         Stoicism is no part of a pious character.