The king took an oath and said, "As the Lord lives who has redeemed my life from every distress..." 1 Kings 1:29
On more than one occasion David had been in great distress. Reading through the Psalms he descriptively recorded how he felt in those moments. Sometimes he despaired of life. Other times he thought he had been forsaken by the Lord. Yet at the end of his life he reflected upon the faithfulness of God. He testified that the Lord had redeemed his life from every distress. He had tried the Lord and found Him consistent and ever faithful to deliver. The Lord is faithful to deliver those who put their trust in Him.