In today's reading, David appears to be under some distress. He's putting his case before the Lord, and he believes in his own heart that he has not done anything to deserve the ill-treatment of his adversaries.
Throughout our lives, we will be judged by others. Judged by what we say or do, and also for what we don't say or don't do. The people who judge us will not be perfect, and therefore their judgements about us may not be perfect either.
David is able to place his trust in the Lord knowing that real help comes from the Lord. "
"God is a righteous judge," (vs 11a) and thankfully, God is the ultimate judge. We cannot run, we cannot hide, and nobody gets away with anything.
David is thankful and praises God for His righteousness, and so should we.
I liked how chapter 8 began and ended the same way - "
God appeared to Cornelius and instructed him to send soldiers to Joppa to bring back Peter.