Working through a trial with confidence through prayer to the point of praise. David teaches us how we can work through difficult situations in life I. The Setting: A Painful Crisis II. The Solution: 1. A Prayerful Cry 2. A Peaceful Confidence 3. A Praiseful Celebration 4. A Prophetical Consolation
When there is much to be afraid of, there is even more to be trusting in.
Faced with great opposition and betrayal, God will restore his people and judge the wicked. 1. Cast our burden on the Lord 2. Remember the Lord will cast out the wicked Application-A posture of trust: Turn to God, before going to others.
God’s name, meaning His character, promises, and attributes, instills hope within God’s people in the face of opposition.
Psalm 53 The heart of the human problem is the problem of the human heart. Three basics for understanding humanity: I. The Appraisal of Mankind: Corruption (1-3) II. The Reprisal of Mankind: Rejection (4-5) III. The Reversal of Mankind: Salvation (6)
Psalm 52 Unlike the wicked, the righteous trust in the steadfast love of God, which endures forever.
Psalm 51 The way to truly obtain God’s grace is to first experience brokenness over sin. Five aspects of God’s grace: 1. The Context of God’s Grace 2. The Plea for God’s Grace (1-6) 3. The Work of God’s Grace (7-12) 4. The Response to God’s Grace (13-17) 5. The Corporate Nature of God’s Grace (18-19)
The fact that God is on His throne should cause us to trust His words and worship Him in holiness.
Exodus 6 Patiently endure troubling times by remembering who God is. Four reminders when you face troubling times: 1. God’s Control (1) 2. God’s Character (2-3) 3. God’s Covenant (4-9) 4. God’s Circumcision (10-30)
God works salvation in his way, on his time, to get all the glory