PSALM 16

This entry is part 14 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 16

MAINTAINING HAPPINESS:
GROWING THROUGH FAITH


WHY IS GOD GOING TO DO GOOD FOR US ?

1. HE WANTS TO REWARD OUR FAITH.  PRESERVE ME,  FOR
A. WE RECEIVE BLESSINGS BY FAITH. ROM. 1:17.
BLESSING OF A NEW WALK. 2 COR. 5:7, HEB. 10:38.
BLESSING OF BEING ABLE TO STAND. 2 COR. 1:24,
HEB. 11:24-27.
BLESSINGS OF BEING ABLE TO PLEASE GOD.
HEB. 11:5-6.
BLESSINGS OF OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM. EPH. 1:3
B. GOD REWARDS OUR RECEIVING OF HIS WORD. ROM. 4:3

2. HE SEES OUR HUMILITY BEFORE HIM.
A. HE WILL NOT RECEIVE US OTHERWISE. PROV. 15:25,
LUKE 1:51. —DAVID ACKNOWLEDGES HIS
UNWORTHINESS. (LIT.=“I HAVE NO CLAIM TO YOUR
GOODNESS.”) I PET. 3:12

B. GOD’S ATTITUDE TOWARD THE PROUD.
PROV. 21:2-4, I PET. 5:5.

3. WE CAN SEE THE BENEFIT OF HIS WAYS FOR LIVING.
*ISAIAH 55:8-9.
A. WE SEE THE TRAGEDY OF THE UNGODLY. V.4, PS. 37:13*
(GOD SEES IN ADVANCE).
B. WE REFUSE TO COMPROMISE WITH THE WORLD’S WAYS.
V.4. 2 TIM. 2:21, 2 COR. 6:14.
C. WE BELIEVE BY FAITH THAT GOD REWARDS DOING HIS
WILL. HEB. 11:6, REV. 22:12—AND A REQUIREMENT TO
GET IT: HEB. 10:35.

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