The Passing of Morbid States of Mind
Psalm 13:6
I will sing to the LORD, because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Much spiritual darkness is no doubt caused by the mind's sympathising with a morbid condition of the body, a condition not always known to the sufferer, and often not even suspected. Nevertheless, the morbid condition exists, and prevents the mind from rightly estimating the evidences of its conversion. No sooner, however, is the believer's health restored than he finds himself in a new world of religious hope and feeling, and yet without a single new evidence of his being a child of God. His repentance is not more sincere, his faith more entire, nor his purpose to serve God more determined. His restoration to health alone has invested his evidences of conversion to God with pleasurable emotions. He has, of course, more enjoyment in his religion, but not an iota more of genuineness and safety in it than there was before.

(David Caldwell, A. M.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath dealt bountifully with me.

WEB: I will sing to Yahweh, because he has been good to me. For the Chief Musician. By David.

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