PSALM 46

This entry is part 43 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 46

~~ God is Our Refuge and Strength ! ~~


 

 

1. THE PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF A REAL RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.
A. HE IS OUR HIDING PLACE FROM TROUBLES.
—FOR THOSE WHO HAVE DONE SOMETHING TO DESERVE
THEIR TROUBLES, AND TO THOSE WHO HAVE NOT.
NUMBERS 35:12, DEUTERONOMY 33:27, PS. 9:9, PS. 62:7-8.
—FOR THOSE WHO HUNGER FOR STABILITY. HEBREWS 6:18.
—FOR THOSE WHO HUNGER FOR STABILITY. HEBREWS 6:18.
PSALM 34:6, PSALM 34:17.
—AS TROUBLE DEVELOP IN THE LAST DAYS, THIS IS VITAL.
MARK 13:8.

B. HE IS OUR STRENGTH. PS. 31:4, 2 SAMUEL 22:33.
—OUR OWN STRENGTH IS NOT SUFFICIENT. PS. 22:15.
—THIS GIFT REQUIRES ACTION ON OUR PART. PS. 19:14.
—SOMETIMES EASY TO FORGET, ESP. WHEN WE DEPEND
ON SELF. PS. 144:1, 2 COR. 12:9.

C. HE IS ALWAYS PRESENT. OTHERS ARE NOT.
GENESIS 25:15, HEBREWS 13:5.

2. THE PRACTICAL RESPONSE TO GOD’S HELP.
A. WE WILL NOT FEAR. BUT, IS THIS REALISTIC ? V. 2-3.
ARE WE TRULY COMMITTED TO BEING IN GOD’S HANDS ?
PSALM 11:6-7, LIKE CHILDREN ? MARK 10:16.
OTHERS WERE SECURE IN GOD. PSALM 118:6, HEB. 13:6,
WE MUST NOT FEAR WHAT IS ON EARTH. I JOHN 4:17-18.

B. WE WILL REJOICE. V.4. PS. 33:21.

C. THE LOST WORLD WILL RECEIVE JUDGMENT. V. 5-6.
THEY WERE INDIGNANT AT GOD’S RULE. PS. 2:1,
PROPHECY OF THEIR JUDGMENT: 2 PETER 3:10-12.

D. FAITH IN THE KNOWLEDGE THAT GOD IS WITH US. V. 7

3. THE ANTICIPATED OUTCOME.
A. DESTRUCTION OF EVIL ON THE EARTH. V. 8.
REV. 20:2, 1 COR. 15:26.
B. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PEACE. V.9. HOW CAN THIS BE ?
—THE LORD IS A MAN OF WAR. EXODUS 15:3.
—YET, HE BRINGS PEACE. 1 THES. 3:16, ISAIAH 9:6.
—CANNOT WIN PEACE UNLESS YOU DESTROY YOUR ENEMY.
SWORD OF THE SPIRIT. EPH. 6:17,
ACTIONS. 1 JOHN 3:8. (PERSONAL—PS. 56:2)
C. REIGN OF GOD THROUGHOUT THE EARTH. V. 10.
        LUKE 19:27, ROMANS 15:12.

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