The best remedy for dealing with life’s troubles is worship.
Psalm 28 Because the character of God drives all He does, our prayers will grow in confidence and effectiveness the more we come to understand Him. The character of God: 1) Drives prayer (1-2) 2) Ensures the judgment of unbelief (3-5) 3) Overflows praise (6-7) 4) Ensures the salvation of the faithful (8-9)
Give glory to our King who uses His majestic power to bless us
Psalm 26 God vindicates those who walk in His faithfulness. Three marks of the faithful: 1) Nothing to hide (1-3) 2) Nothing in common with the wicked (4-8) 3) Nothing to fear (9-12)
In our loneliness and affliction, we must wait for God’s instruction and salvation. Psalm 25 In the midst of adversity, we must wait for… 1) God’s Instruction (1-5, 8-10, 12-15, 19-21) 2) God’s Salvation (6-7, 11, 16-18, 22)
We must recognize God as creator, approach Him as Holy, and worship Him as King. Psalm 24 helps us rightly identify: 1) The True God (1-2) 2) The True Israel (3-6) 3) The True King (7-10)
The Lord provides for our every need, grants us comfort, and drives us into communion with Him.
The proper response to Jesus’ sufferings and subsequent glory is to bow in worship and submit ourselves afresh to His will.
The Triumph Of The King The believer’s confidence is in the Lord alone: therefore I trust, I rejoice, and I give thanks to Him. Psalm 21 1) Acclamation: for the King’s past victories (1-6) 2) Anticipation: of the King’s future victories (7-12) 3) Adulation: a response to the victorious King of Kings (13)
The Lord Bless You The greatest way God can bless you is by giving Himself to you. Numbers 6:22-27 Three soul-anchoring facets of this blessing 1) The Source 2) The Specifics 3) The Security