PSALM 49

This entry is part 46 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 49

~~ Some Things Everyone Needs To Know ! ~~


 

1. THERE IS A UNIVERSAL MESSAGE FROM GOD.
A. NOT JUST FOR THE JEWISH PEOPLE. IS. 49:6, HEB. 5:9.
—TO THE JEW FIRST, HOWEVER. ROMANS 1:16.
—ONE MESSAGE FOR ALL PEOPLE. EPH. 4:3-6, ROM. 4:1-4.
B. FOR THE ENTIRE WORLD. JEREMIAH 1:5, MATT. 24:14,
MARK 16:15, events prophesied: ACTS 11:28.
—FOR ALL EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC CLASSES. IS. 56:7.

2. PEOPLE CAN HAVE IT AND STILL BE HUMBLE ABOUT IT.
A. IT ISN’T BRAGGING TO STATE THE FACT. V. 3.
—IT IS PUBLISHED THROUGH WORD OF MOUTH. ROM.10:10.
—IT IS SEEN BY EVIDENCE OF OUR MEDITATIONS
(THOUGHTS). JOSHUA 1:8, I TIMOTHY 4:15.
—IT HAS A PURPOSE OF PLEASING GOD, NOT MEN.
PS. 19:14.

3. THE MESSAGE IS ALL ABOUT REDEMPTION.
A. IT HAS IT’S HIDDEN TRUTHS WHICH ARE FOR THE MATURE.
MYSTERIES. HEBREWS 5:14, MATT. 13:35 AND LUKE 8:10.
UNDERSTANDING MYSTERIES. JOHN 14:26, MATT. 13:11.
B. IT HAS IT’S OBVIOUS TRUTHS, WHICH ALL CAN SEE.
JOHN 8:12, JOHN 12:46, PSALM 40:10 (NOT CONCEALED).
C. IT IS MORE VALUABLE THAT WORLDLY RICHES. V. 6-7
WHAT ELSE CAN DO ALL THIS ? 2 TIMOTHY 3:16-17.

4. MAN’S MESSAGE MISSES THE MARK.    V. 6-14.
A. IT GIVES PREFERENCE TO MATERIAL WEALTH. V. 6.
—IT CANNOT BUY REDEMPTION FOR OTHERS. V. 7.
LUKE 18:24. PROBLEM/LAODICEA: REV. 3:17.
—IT CANNOT BUY REDEMPTION FOR THEMSELVES. V. 8.
1 PET. 1:18-19. NO PART OF IT: ACTS 8:20.
—IT CANNOT PRODUCE EVERLASTING LIFE. V.9. MARK 8:36-37.
—SUCH WEALTH IS LEFT BEHIND. V. 10. LUKE 12:20.
B. EVEN MAN’S HONOR PERISHES. V. 12.
—THOSE FOLLOWING AFTER APPROVE THEIR SAYINGS.
“I DID IT MY WAY.” 1 COR. 1:20. THEY ARE ALL DEAD.

5. THE BELIEVER CAN HAVE JOYFUL FAITH.
A. CERTAIN OF VICTORY OVER DEATH. V. 15.
IS. 25:8, 1 COR. 15:55,57.
B. VICTORY OVER ENVY. V.16-19.
—WHY ENVY SINNERS ? PROV. 23:17, PS. 37:1.
—WE ARE COMMANDED NOT TO ENVY OPPRESSORS.
PROV. 3:31, PROV. 24:1. PROV. 24:19.
C. HE IS GIVEN SUPERIOR UNDERSTANDING. V. 20.
—BY DEPARTING FROM EVIL. JOB 28:28,
—GROWS BY MEDITATING ON GOD’S COVENANTS. PS. 119:99
—COMES BY A SPECIAL GIFT FROM GOD. PSALM 2:6.
—COMES BY KNOWLEDGE OF THE HOLY. PROV. 9:10.

6. THERE ARE CONSEQUENCES TO REJECTING THE MESSAGE.
A. LOSS OF ALL HE WORKED FOR. V. 17. LUKE 12:20, MARK 8:36.
B. LOSS OF ALL RESPECT. THOSE WHO THINK THAT
LEAVING ONLY MONEY BEHIN DWILL ENDEAR THEM
TO RELATIVES NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT WHEN
THEY HAVE NOT LEFT THE WAY OF SALVATION,
THEIR PROGENY WILL HATE THEM.
ISAIAH 14:16.
C. NEVER SEE (EXPERIENCE) LIGHT. V. 19. JER. 4:23, PS. 73:19.

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