PSALM 22

This entry is part 20 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 22

MAINTAINING HAPPINESS: 
Increasing our understanding of what Jesus did


Identifying With The Lord Jesus Through Situations

 

1. UNDERSTANDING GOD IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF FELLOWSHIP.
A. PAUL REALIZED THIS. PHIL. 3:10,
HOW WAS PAUL ABLE TO UNDERSTAND THE WORK OF
CHRIST MORE ? 2 COR. 11:23-28, 2 COR. 1:8.
B. WE ARE CALLED INTO THAT FELLOWSHIP, ALTHOUGH WE
MAY CHOSE TO IGNORE THAT CALLING. 1 COR. 1:9.
C. JOHN RECOGNIZED THIS FELLOWSHIP. I JOHN 1:3.
—THIS FELLOWSHIP REQUIRES PURITY OF HEART. I JN. 1:6-9.

2. FELLOWSHIP IS SOMETHING THAT CAN—AND SHOULD—GROW.
A. ABRAHAM’S EXAMPLE.
—HEARING GOD SPEAK. GEN. 12:1-3.
—HAVING BRIEF TIMES OF COMMUNION. GEN. 14:17-24.
—HAVING TIMES OF SHARING PURPOSE & SECRETS. GEN. 18:1-
—SHARING TIMES OF TESTING. GEN. 18:23-25.
—REVEALING TIMES OF AGONY. GEN. 22:1-14.
B. THE EXAMPLE OF THE FAITHFUL BELIEVER.
—PARTAKERS OF THE SUFFERINGS. I PETER 4:13.
—FAITHFUL BELIEVERS TO RECEIVE PERSECUTION. 2 TIM. 3:12
*THE LOST AND WEAK WILL NOT ENDURE IT. MARK 4:17.
C. JOSEPH’S EXAMPLE.
—HEARING FROM GOD. GEN. 37:5-11.
—HAVING BRIEF TIMES OF GREAT BLESSINGS. GEN. 39:3-4.
—HAVING TIMES OF GREAT TEMPTATION. GEN. 39:9
—APPRECIATING THE TIMES OF CLOSENESS. GEN. 39:21.
—LEARNING THE TIMING OF THE LORD. GEN. 40:23-41:1, 14.

3. A TRUE FRIEND SHARES FEELINGS AND KNOWLEDGE.
A. THE FEELINGS OF THE LORD JESUS.
—ABANDONMENT. 22:1
—REJECTION FROM THOSE YOU LOVE. 22:6-7
—RIDICULE FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE. 22:8
—EXCRUCIATING PHYSICAL PAIN. 22:14-18.
—LOSS OF POSSESSIONS. 22:18.
—FAITH IN THE FATHER. 22:24-29.
B. CRITERIA OF FRIENDS FOR JESUS.
—LAY DOWN LIFE FOR. JOHN 15:13, I JOHN 3:16.
—OBEDIENCE TO CHRIST JOHN 15:14
—SHARING PLANS. JOHN 15:15
—REJECTS FRIENDSHIP WITH THE WORLD. JAMES 4:4.

4. THE ABSOLUTE EXPECTATION OF VICTORY.
*. PS. 22:22,30,31. MATT. 16:21, JOHN 10:16.

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