PSALM 24

This entry is part 22 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 24

MAINTAINING HAPPINESS: 
Knowing Whom We Believe


Who Shall Ascend Into The Hill Of The LORD ?

1. THE ABSOLUTE AUTHORITY OF ALMIGHTY GOD.
A. HE OWNS THE EARTH AND THE FULNESS THEREOF.
B. HE OWNS ALL BY RIGHTS OF HIS CREATING THEM.
—GOD’S WORD AHEAD OF “SCIENCE.” V.2. GEN. 1:6-10.
—DAVID CONSCIOUS OF GOD HAVING TO ‘BUY BACK’
HIS PEOPLE. PS. 74:2, EX. 15:16, I COR. 7:23, I COR. 6:20.
>NOT ALL THOSE PURCHASED ARE OF FAITH. JESUS PAID
THE PRICE, BUT DID ALL RECEIVE FREEDOM ? Rom. 9:6.

2. THE HILL OF THE LORD IS AN EXCLUSIVE PLACE.
A. EXCLUSIVE BY ITS LOCATION. ZION ON EARTH & IN HEAVEN.
B. EXCLUSIVE BY ITS ACCESSIBILITY. PS. 68:15-20.
C. ACCESS IS LIMITED TO A CERTAIN FEW. REV. 3:21.
> THOSE WITH CLEAN HANDS. MATT. 7:21. ACTS 10:5.
> THOSE WITH A PURE HEART. IT IS POSSIBLE ONLY THROUGH
CHRIST. I PET. 1:22, 2 TIM. 2:22, I TIM. 1:5.
> THOSE WHO HAVE NOT LIFTED UP SOUL TO VANITY.
[“VANITY”=‘NOTHINGNESS, WORTHLESSNESS’] EPH. 4:17
VANITY=A FORM OF JUDGMENT. HAB. 2:13.
> THOSE WHO HAVE NOT SWORN DECEITFULLY. JAMES 5:12,
2 COR. 1:17.

3. THE KING WHO WILL ENTER THE GATES TO THE HILL OF THE LORD.
A. IDENTIFYING THE KING. WHY THIS DESCRIPTION ?
HE WILL DESTROY EVIL. MATT. 22:7.
HE WILL ESTABLISH HIS THRONE. REV. 19:14.
—KING OF GLORY (HONOR, REPUTATION, MAJESTY)
—THE LORD (JEHOVAH) OF HOSTS (ARMIES)
—THE LORD (JEHOVAH), MIGHTY IN BATTLE.
IS. 14:24, MAL. 3:17, 4:1.
B. QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENTERING IN. PURITY, CLEAN.
C. COMPARE TO TRIUMPHAL ENTRY. JOHN 12:13-

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