During a morning prayer walk this week, the Holy Spirit brought the above Psalm vividly to my mind and admonished me that I must not become so distracted by all the evil attacks on goodness and godliness going on in our nation and world that I forget to rejoice in the blessings He is pouring out "in the presence of my enemies."
To "prepare a table" was to prepare a feast or banquet for a time of rejoicing and celebration. So, no matter what kind of enemies surround you today, God is preparing a table for you and there is nothing they can do about it.
This is also the reason we should be expecting great revival in the churches of America. Despite the “woke” culture that seems to be making such inroads into the American culture, God is preparing a table for His people “in the presence of our enemies.”
Despite the loud, godless voices in the media, government, and academia, we should expect great revivals to break forth across the land. After all, He has promised to prepare a table for us “in the presence of our enemies.”
So, while the world is in an uproar, let’s begin to acknowledge, and act on the fact, that God is powerfully at work on our behalf. He is preparing a table for us, "in the presence of our enemies."
Dr. Eddie Hyatt is an author, ordained minister and revivalist. His books, 1726: The Year that Defined America and Pilgrims and Patriots, document how the Great Awakening in colonial America had a direct bearing on both the founding of this nation and the ending of slavery on this continent.