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Category: Psalms

Psalm 58 Commentary

Psalm 58 Commentary

Psalm 58 Commentary
Explaining the Book of Psalms

 
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The concept of justice is one that everyone subscribes to – at least, when it turns out for their benefit. You want to be able to go to the store and weigh-out a pound of produce and be charged accordingly – no more and no less. When you go to the gas station you want […]

Psalm 57 Sermon

Psalm 57 Sermon

Psalm 57 Sermon

 
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Let’s turn our attention to Psalm 57 now. Because you and I need to know How to Pray as You Wait for Your Trial to End. And that is the wonderful example that God ordained David to set for us in Psalm 57.

Psalm 56 Commentary

Psalm 56 Commentary

Psalm 56 Commentary
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Let’s turn our attention to Psalm 56 where we will see The Prayer of a Believer Outside of God’s Will. David had found himself to be outside of God’s will. How did he handle that situation and what can we learn as we pray through these situations in our lives as we become aware of them?

Psalm 55 22 Sermon / 23 Meaning

Psalm 55 22 Sermon 23 Meaning

But eventually we need to come to the point that David does in verses 22 and 23 where he encourages both himself and others to trust the Lord. 22 {Cast/Throw} {thy burden/your cares} upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he {shall never suffer/will never allow/will never let} the {righteous/godly} {to be moved/to be […]

Psalm 55 20-21 Meaning / Commentary

Psalm 55 20-21 Meaning Commentary

And you might think that expressing confidence and faith in the Lord will just kind of settle you permanently. But sometimes it will actually throw you back into convulsions as you recall your problem and want to elaborate on it to the Lord, as David does in the rest of verse 19 and verses 20 […]

Psalm 55 16-17 Meaning

Psalm 55 16-17 Meaning

Now, David next contrasts the kind of treatment he deserves versus what this betrayer and his buddies deserve in verses 15-17. 15 {Let/May} death {seize upon/come deceitfully upon/destroy/take by surprise} {them/my enemy}, {and let them/may they} go down {quick/alive} {into/to} {hell/Sheol/the grave}: for {wickedness/evil} is in their {dwellings/dwelling}, {and among them/in their midst}.16 {As for […]

Psalm 55 13 Commentary / 14 Meaning

Psalm 55 13 Commentary 14 Meaning

And then something really interesting happens in this psalm. And it’s where we finally come to understand that David was betrayed by one of his close friends. And what’s very interesting is that we see David do something that’s fairly unusual in the book of Psalms. Remember that Psalms are really just prayers. And when […]

Psalm 55 9 Meaning

Psalm 55 9 Meaning

When we’re betrayed by others and especially when this results in us wanting to run away, we need to humbly demand to the Lord that he frustrate the plans of those who have made themselves our enemies – like David did in verses 9-11.

Psalm 55 6 Meaning

Psalm 55 6 Meaning

Now, when you are just overwhelmed by a trial in your life – when you are just hemmed-in on every side and you are so miserable and you just see no way out, what is a really common response? You can’t humanly fix this problem. What is your tendency? I think that for a lot […]

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