PSALM 21

This entry is part 19 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 21

MAINTAINING HAPPINESS: 
Worshiping With The Truth


REASONS FOR REJOICING: VITAL TO REAL WORSHIP !

1. WORSHIP WITHOUT TRUTH IS VAIN.    V. 1-2 JOHN 4:24

   A. EMOTIONS-ONLY WORSHIP IS SHALLOW. 1 JOHN 3:18
B. REASONS GIVE US THE TRUE BASIS FOR WORSHIP.

        —FOR GOD’S STRENGTH. EX. 13:14, 2 COR. 12:9
—FOR GOD’S SALVATION.
JOY OF IT LOST THROUGH SIN. PS. 51:12, IS. 17:10
—FOR ANSWERED PRAYER. PS. 40:1-3.
        —FOR NOT WITHHOLDING BLESSINGS. MATT. 8:8, ACTS 8:39

2. GOD KNOWS AND PREPARES ANSWERS BEFORE WE ASK.  V. 3-7
A. YET, HE REQUIRES CERTAIN THINGS. MATT. 6:8
B. HIS PLAN FOR US IS PRE-EXISTING. JER. 1:5
   C. HIS VISION FOR AN ANSWER EXCEEDS OURS. EPH. 3:20

3. OUR ENEMIES CAN BE KEPT ON THE RUN AND DESTROYED.   V. 8
A. THEY WILL BE DEFEATED.
—GOD HAS AUTHORIZED ALL POWER. ROM. 13:1.
—HE WILL NOT PERMIT HIS CHILDREN TO BE DESTROYED.
MARK 16:15-18
—HE AUTHORIZES HIS PEOPLE WITH POWER OVER THE ENEMY.
LUKE 10:19, ACTS 1:8, 1 JOHN 5:4
B. REQUIRES SUBMISSION TO GOD BY HIS PEOPLE.
JAMES 4:7, 1 PETER 5:8
       —ALL OF THE ARMOR. EPH. 6:11

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