PSALM 43

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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