PSALM 10

This entry is part 9 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM 10 – Part 1

IN THE CRISIS, WHERE IS GOD ?
Maintaining Happiness: Thinking Past the Momentary Doubts


1. Problems in the crisis.
A. Timing. Gods time is not ours. Ps. 90:4
B. The wisdom of God goes beyond our own. (Psalm 136:5)
C. We can’t depend upon our own strength. Job 6:11, Ps. 31:4, Ps. 38:10,
2 Cor. 12:9

2. Portrait of wicked who bring problems.
A. What he does because of pride.
– Persecutes those with less. v.2
– Does not seek God. v.4
– Cannot believe he will fall. v.6
B. His attitude toward God. (open or hidden)
– Blesses those who are covetous. v.3 “Good is evil” in his sight.
Isaiah 5:20, Rom. 1:32, 2 Thes. 2:12
– Does not seek God. v.4 “No fear” Rom. 3:11
– God is not in all his thoughts. v.4 “Bible out of schools.”
– His ways are grieving to God. v.5 “Forever party”
– Challenges the omniscience of God. v.11 “Nothing happened yet.” 2 Pet. 3:4
– Denies the judgment of God. v.13 “We die and that’s it.”
Jer. 14:13 & 14, Mal. 2:17

3. The outcome.
A. God is still the king. v.16
B. God heard from the beginning. v.17
C. God will judge the ungodly. v.18

PSALM 10 – Part 2

IN THE CRISIS, WHERE IS GOD ?
Maintaining Happiness: Believing Past the Momentary Doubts


1. Portrait of wicked who bring problems.
A. What he does because of pride.
Persecutes those with less. v.2
Does not seek God. v.4
Cannot believe he will fall. v.6
B. His attitude toward God (open or hidden)
Blesses those who are covetous. v.3 “Good is evil” Isaiah 5:20, Rom. 1:32,
2 Thes. 2:12

Does not seek God. v.4 “No fear” Rom. 3:11
God is not in all his thoughts. v.4 Bible out of schools.
His ways are grieving to God. v.5 “Forever party”
Challenges the omniscience of God. v.11, “Nothing happened yet” 2 Pet. 3:4
Denies the judgment of God. v.13 “We die and that’s it” Jer. 14:13 & 14,
Malachi 2:17

2. The outcome.
A. God is King forever. v.16
B. God heard from the beginning. v.17 Dan. 10:8-12
– But answers at the right time. Acts 10:1-6
C. God will judge the ungodly. v.18, Acts 17:31
D. God helps those who meet specific criteria. v.17
– Humble. James 4:6, 1 Peter 5:5, Micah 6:8
– Under His authority. 1 Cor. 6:2
– But, what will be the basis ? His Word and His righteousness.
Rom. 6:13-18

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