PSALM 48

This entry is part 45 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 48

~~ How Great Is Your God ??? ~~


 

1. HIS GREATNESS IS ACKNOWLEDGED IN MANY WAYS.
A. RESULTING IN THE NEED TO PRAISE HIM.
HIS GREATNESS IS UNSEARCHABLE.
PS. 145:3, PROV. 26:10, DEUT. 10:17.
HE IS TO BE FEARED ABOVE ALL GODS.
I CHRON. 16:25, REV. 19:17.
B. HIS PRAISE SHALL BE ESPECIALLY IN HIS SPECIAL CITY.
1 KINGS 11:36, 2 KINGS 21:4, 7.
IT WILL BE SANCTIFIED IN THE FUTURE. ZECH. 14:16-21.
C. HIS PRAISE WILL BE IN THE MOUNTAIN OF HIS HOLINESS.
(THE DEVIL ENVIED HIS POSITION). ISAIAH 14:13.
A REMINDER OF THIS SHOULD PRODUCE PRAISE. PS. 30:4.
HIS WORDS ARE UTTERED IN HOLINESS. PS. 108:7.

2. PRAISING THE GREAT GOD IS A BEAUTIFUL SITUATION.
A. IT SPEAKS OF GOD’S WISE CHOICE OF JERUSALEM. V. 2.
B. JERUSALEM, A JOY TO THE EARTH ? IF NOT SO, WHEN DO
ALL NATIONS WANT JERUSALEM ? PS. 87:3. (LUTHER’S
HYMN ?)
ZECH. 14:2.
—HE IS KNOWN AS THE REFUGE IN JERUSALEM. V.3.
MATTHEW 23:37.
—HE IS KNOWN AS THE PROTECTOR IN JERUSALEM. V. 4-6.
C. HIS FAITHFULNESS IS HEARD AND SEEN. V.8.
—HIS LOVING KINDNESS IS THOUGHT UPON. (definition: kindness
that is unique to God, and expresses his agape love. ONLY USED FOR GOD.
>FOR REVIVING. PS. 119:88.
>FOR HEARING THE PRAYERS OF SINNERS. PS 119:149.
>FOR GRACE TO DRAW PEOPLE TO HIMSELF. JER. 31:3.
—HIS PRAISE AND NAME EXTENDS TO ALL THE EARTH.
>FOR HIS NAME. PS. 8:1,9.
>THROUGH HIS JUDGMENTS. PS. 83:17-18.
>ALL EARTH SHOULD BE INVOLVED IN WORSHIP. PS. 96:1,9.

3. HIS GREATNESS REFLECTED THROUGH OUR ACTIONS. V.8-14
A. WE BECOME BETTER OBSERVERS.
MARK 14:38, 13:33, ACTS 20:31, COL. 4:2.
B. OUR THOUGHTS ARE MORE ON HIM. V.9. MAL. 3:16.
C. WE FIND OURSELVES REJOICING MORE. V. 10.
1 PET. 1:6, PHIL. 2:17.
D. WE ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO PRAISE. V. 11. ROM. 15:10-13.
E. WE ARE MORE SECURE, DELIBERATE, AND AT PEACE.
>OUR SECURITY IS ETERNAL.
HEB. 10:14, JOHN 6:51, JOHN 14:16.
>OUR DECISIONS ARE BASED ON HIS GUIDANCE.
PS. 25:9, 55:13, JOHN 16:13.
—HE CAN USE HIS PEOPLE AS HIS INSTRUMENT. ACTS 8:31.
>KNOWING HIM IS PEACE. HE IS OUR PEACE.
EPH. 2:14, ROM. 5:1.

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