The concept of being 'deserving' suggested an availability, if not a right, to something. 'Deserving' would thus seem to be a form of ownership. In that regard, is 'asking for more than you deserve' ...
I've basically always used these words synonymously. Can someone elaborate on whether there is a difference?
In the Psalms, there are several places where David portrays himself as righteous and blameless. For example, Psalm 26: 1Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have ...