“God shall arise; His enemies shall be scattered!” (v1). This victory song urges us to lift our voices in praise of Him who “rides through the desert” and conquers His enemies. Who is this triumphant King? He is the “Father of the fatherless and protector of widows” (v5). The humble people of the earth rejoice when God wins because He fights against injustice, evil, and suffering; He “settles the solitary in a home; He leads out the prisoners to prosperity” (v6).
“Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation (v19). We welcome God’s reign in our lives because He brings forgiveness, goodness, and wholeness – salvation.