PSALM 43

This entry is part 40 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 43

What Can You Do When Everyone Seems To Be Against You ???


“Judge”—from Hebrew word ‘Shaw-phat’=“to judge, punish or vindicate. To enter into a controversy with discernment.”

 

1. APPEAL TO GOD.
A. JUDGE ME. PSALM 7:8, PSALM 54:1.
B. PLEAD MY CASE. (AGAINST THE ACCUSERS)
HOW CAN GOD PLEAD YOUR CASE BEFORE OTHERS ?
—JUDGMENT UPON THEM. PROV. 25:22, ROMANS 12:20.
2 KINGS 1:10, 2 KINGS 2:24.
>GOD WILL DO IT. ROMANS 12:19.
>GOD WILL DO IT IN HIS TIME. JUDE 7, 2 THES. 1:8.
>WHY ISN’T THIS CONSISTENTLY SEEN ? 2 PETER 3:9.
—THEY CAN SEE GOD WORKING THROUGH YOU.
MATT. 5:16, 1 PETER 2:20, I PETER 3:14-17.
C. DELIVER ME. PSALM 27:12.

2. LEARN FROM THE EXPERIENCE.
A. DID I DO SOMETHING WRONG ? I COR. 11:28, 2 COR. 13:5.
B. IF I DIDN’T DO ANYTHING WRONG, WHY DID I REACT THE WAY
I DID ? I PETER 2:20, I PETER 3:14, I PETER 3:9, 2 COR. 2:7.
C. LEARN HOW GOD OVERCOMES THE EVIL. V. 3.
—SENDING THE LIGHT. HOSEA 6:5, (FUTURE) REV. 1:7.
—SENDING THE TRUTH. PSALM 54:5.
—ALLOWING SITUATIONS TO BRING YOU CLOSER TO GOD.
ROMANS 8:28, GENESIS 50:20.

3. MOVE AHEAD BY FAITH. V. 4-5.
A. MAKING PLANS FOR DOING SOMETHING FOR GOD.
—WHAT PLEASES HIM ?
CAN’T WITHOUT FAITH. HEB. 11:6.
MUST FOLLOW THE WORD. I THES. 4:1
CAN’T BY WALKING IN THE FLESH. ROM. 8:8.
HUMBLE & HONEST WORSHIP.
USING OUR GIFTS FOR HIS GLORY.
—WHAT SHOULD MY EMOTIONS BE ?
B. GETTING OUR EMOTIONS STRAIGHTENED OUT.
—CHASTENING OURSELVES, IF NECESSARY. I COR. 11:31.
—CHALLENGING THEM TO HIGHER PRAISE. PS. 71:14.
—EXPECTING OUR COUNTENENCE TO BE HEALTHY. 3 JN 1:2

4. REMEMBERING WHY CAN MOVE AHEAD IN FAITH.    V.5.
A. RECOGNIZING THAT GOD MAKES FOR A HEALTHY SOUL.
B. GOD IS STILL GOD NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS HERE.
—HE IS STILL FAITHFUL. HEB. 10:23, PS. 119:75* 2 THES. 3:3
—HE IS STILL HOLY, & WANTS US TO BE, TOO. 1 PET. 1:15-16
—HE IS STILL THE ONE WHO LOVES US. JOHN 14:21, EVEN
WHEN WE DON’T UNDERSTAND HIS ACTIONS. JOHN 11:3.

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