Seeing God's power

Wouldn't it be inspiring to have the experience David had in Psalm 18?

His back was to the wall:
     The cords of death entangled me;
     the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.
     The cords of the grave coiled around me;
     the snares of death confronted me. (vs 4-5)

He cried out to God:
     In my distress I called to the LORD
     I cried to my God for help. (v 6)

Then God answered,
     The earth trembled and quaked,
     and the foundations of the mountains shook;
     they trembled because he was angry. (v 7)

     He parted the heavens and came down, (v 9)
     The Lord thundered from heaven;
     The voice of the Most High resounded.
     He shot his arrows and scattered the enemies,
     great bolts of lightning and routed them.
     The valleys of the sea were exposed
     and the foundations of the earth laid bare 
     at your rebuke, O Lord,
     at the blast of breath from your nostrils. (v 13-15)

The challenging thing for me is realizing David never saw this directly. He understood who God was, and believed in his power; but while he did know God to answer prayer, he never saw this ultimate answer of God's power shaking the world and opening the seas. But he still described it, because he saw it with the eyes of faith.

Lord, give me eyes of faith to see you in all your power hearing my prayers, coming to my side against the enemies of my heart.

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