Christians should stay true to the Gospel because we have been rescued from sin.
Finding Yourself in the Psalms Psalm 59 A Psalm of Strength for Persecuted Believers imprecatory Psalm Key verse 59:4 I. Suffering for the Sake of Righteousness. 59:1-4A. Those who “suffer for righteousness” will be blessed. Mat 5:10-121. The persecuted receive a GOOD WORD. “Blessed”2. The persecuted enjoy GOOD COMPANY. 5:12 – “in the same way […]
Finding Yourself in the Psalms Psalm 48 A Psalm to Celebrate God’s Deliverance Psalm 46, 47, 48 rejoicing over God’s deliverance from Sennacharib Psalm 46 – a Prayer Psalm 47 – a Praise Psalm 48 – a Proclamation Four Characteristics of God’s Deliverance The focus is JERUSALEM God will protect His chosen ones There is […]
Finding Yourself in the Psalms Psalm 113-114 Psalms Praising God for His Deliverance Psalms 113-118 – The HALLEL. Recited during PASSOVER, TABERNACLES, PENTECOST 113-114 Sung at the Passover Meal, after the 2nd CUP 113 – 3 Stanzas, 3 verses each. – Trinity – Praise and Deliverance 114 – Deliverance from Egypt I. Praise Him EVERYWHERE. […]
Finding Yourself in the Psalms Psalm76 A Psalm to Celebrate God’s Deliverance Setting possibly Hezekiah’s victory over the Assyrians Paired with Psalm 75 “Psalm 75 prepares the way for God’s deliverance. 76 Celebrates the deliverance as having taken place.” (Scrogie) When God delivers – CELEBRATE! FEASTS of ISRAEL PASSOVER Deliverance FIRST FRUITS Celebration PENTECOST Celebration […]
Finding Yourself in the Psalms Psalm 70 A Psalm When You Need God’s Help – FAST Psalm 70Many advertising slogans – “When you need it fast”• mortgages• antacids• last minute Christmas presents (WAWA)Psalm 70. David needed help QUICKLY• v. 1, v. 5 “Hasten” “come quickly” “come quickly” (v. 5) “do not […]
Finding Yourself in the Psalms Psalm 69 A Psalm of Deliverance Only Psalm 22 is quoted more in the NT David is crying out to God. Psalm of Lament Messianic Psalm. Portions apply to Jesus, some apply to the Psalmist Jesus is the greatest example of one who suffered while doing no wrong. “This psalm […]
Finding Yourself in the Psalms Psalm 68 A Psalm For Rejoicing in God’s Victory EMPHASIS = Jerusalem Victory in battle Various names of God speak of HIS STRENGTH Messianic Psalm Part I – God’s Past Victories I. God’s Victory for the HELPLESS. 68:1-6A. V. 5-6 Fatherless, widows, lonely, prisonersB. Elohim (1) C. Jay (4)II. God’s […]