PSALM 51

This entry is part 48 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 51

~~ The Rise From The Fall ~~


 

1. THE BACKGROUND :   HAVING MERCY FOR WHAT ? V. 1.
A. THE FALL OF DAVID AS COMMANDER AND CHIEF. WHY DIDN’T
HE GO TO BATTLE ? 2 SAM. 10:17-19. REACTION TO VICTORY ?
B. THE FALL OF DAVID AS THE MEDITATOR OF GOD’S WORD.
PSALM 63:6.
—IT WILL REVEAL HOW YOU PROFIT FROM THE WORD.
THE KEY IS THINKING HOW TO APPLY IT. 1 TIMOTHY 4:15.
*DID DAVID FAIL TO APPLY THE WORD WHEN HE SINNED ?
C. THE FALL OF DAVID AS A MORAL EXAMPLE TO ISRAEL.
PHILIPPIANS 3:17, 2 THESSALONIANS. 3:9.
—HE BECAME A VOYEUR. 2 SAM. 11:2. DOES JUST “LOOKING”
USUALLY LEAD TO OTHER SINS ? YES. V.3.
—HE INVOLVED OTHERS IN HIS SIN. 2 SAM. 11:3,4.
—HE PRE-MEDITATED TO DO THIS SIN. (AT LEAST 2 TRIPS).
—HE TRIED TO COVER THE SIN. 2 SAM. 11:6-13.
>TRIED TO MAKE URIAH SEEM RESPONSIBLE.
—OFFERED R & R AT HIS HOUSE. URIAH REFUSED.
—TRIED TO GET URIAH DRUNK & GO HOME. URIAH DIDN’T.
—DAVID DELIBERATELY HAS HIM KILLED. 2 SAM. 11:15.
>TRIED TO CALM THE GUILT OF JOAB. 2 SAM. 11:25.

2. THE PLEADING OF A REPENTANT HEART.
A. THE CRY FOR MERCY ACKNOWLEDGES GUILT. LUKE 16:24.
THE SIN HAS CONSEQUENCES ON PEOPLE. TITUS 3:5.
—SOME ARE ERASED WITH FAITH (LUKE 18:38-39), BUT FOR
SOME THEY ARE LEFT TO LINGER.
B. THE NOTICEABLE LACK OF EXCUSES IN THIS REQUEST.
LUKE 18:14.
C. FOR THE REMOVAL OF CONSEQUENCES. SOME GET ONLY
ETERNAL CONSEQUENCES REMOVED, WHILE OTHERS GET
BOTH TYPES REMOVED. MATTHEW 15:22, MATTHEW 17:15,
MATTHEW 20:30.

3. THE RECOGNITION OF HOW BAD SIN REALLY IS.
*WHAT IS SIN ? JAMES 4:17, GENESIS 3:11.
IT IS AN OFFENSE. MATTHEW 16:23.
IT IS ENSLAVING. JOHN 8:34.
IT IS DEADLY. ROMANS 6:23.
IT MAKES ONE SIDE WITH THE DEVIL. 1 JOHN 3:8.
A. WANTS IT BLOTTED OUT: SPEAKS OF VISION. V. 1,9.
Heb.=maw-khaw’=obliterate, exterminate, abolish.
B. WANTS IT WASHED THOROUGHLY: Ps. 103:12, IS. 43:12,
—SPEAKS OF THE FEELINGS OF IT.
—SPEAKS OF THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF IT.
—SPEAKS OF THE MEMORY OF IT.
C. IT IS FAR WORSE IF THE SIN REMAINS. JER. 18:18-23.

4. THE KNOWLEDGE OF WHO SIN HURTS THE WORST: GOD.
A. A HEBREW COMPARITIVE. SIMILAR TO LUKE 14:26.
B. GOD GAVE THE ABILITY TO CHOSE.
C. GOD GAVE THE KNOWLEDGE TO DO RIGHT.
D. GOD GAVE THE ABILITY TO DO RIGHT.

5. THE WAY TO DEAL WITH OUR LEANING TOWARD SIN.
A. THE INWARD PARTS MUST BE ALIVE.
—WHAT ARE THEY ?
MEMORY THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE LAW. JER. 31:33.
THE SOUL. PROV. 20:27. THE PLACE OF WISDOM. JOB 38:36.
—MAY REQUIRE REVIVAL. EZRA 9:8, ISAIAH 57:15
—CANNOT DEPEND ON PHYSICAL OR EMOTIONAL SENSES.
—GOD HAS CLEANSED SOME. OTHERS ARE FILLED WITH EVIL.
LUKE 11:39.
B. WE MUST DEPEND ON GOD TO PURGE AND CLEANSE US.
—WE CANNOT REACH INTO HEAVEN’S BOOKS. PS. 24:3.
—WE CANNOT ERASE ANYTHING FROM GOD’S MIND AND
MEMORY. HE MUST DO IT ALL. PS. 103:12.
C. WE MUST BE WILLING TO LEARN THROUGH OUR ORDEAL. V.8.
CHASTENING IS DESIGNED TO TEACH.
THE ROD OF CORRECTION FROM GOD. PS. 23:4,
PS. 89:23, PROV. 29:15.
OTHER TYPES OF CHASTENING FROM GOD.
—SICKNESSES. JOHN 5:14,
—OVERWHELMING GUILT & CONVICTION. IS. 11:4
COMMON KNOWLEDGE TO DISCIPLES—JOHN 9:2. HEB. 12:11.
D. WE MUST BE YIELDED TO ACCEPT CHANGES. V. 10. PS. 15:4.
HOW IS A RIGHT SPIRIT RENEWED ?
—BY THE MIRACULOUS WORK OF THE LORD. TITUS 3:5.
—BY SERVICE. IS. 40:31.
—BY MAKING OUR MINDS CHANGE. ROMANS 12:2.

6. WHAT GOD MUST DO FOR FULL RESTORATION TO OCCUR.
A. PURGE AND WASH. V. 7.
THE CONSCIENCE ? HEB. 9:14. NEEDED RE-ACTIVITATION TO
BRING ABOUT ADDITIONAL GUILT WHEN HE SINS. ROM. 2:15,
>CONSCIENCE CAN BECOME INSENSITIVE. I TIM. 4:2.
BAD FRIENDS ? 2 TIM. 2:21, I COR. 5:7.
REFINING OUR THOUGHTS. DANIEL 11:35, ISAIAH 1:25.
B. MAKE THE SINNER HEAR JOY AGAIN. V. 8.
C. REFUSE TO SEE THE SIN, AND BLOT IT OUT. V. 9
“BLOT OUT” REFERS TO ENTRY INTO A BOOK. JER. 18:23.
D. CREATE A CLEAN HEART IN HIM. V. 10.
E. RENEW A RIGHT SPIRIT IN HIM. V. 10. (HEB=“REPAIR, RENEW”)
F. REFUSE TO CAST HIM AWAY. V. 11.
G. DELIVER HIM FROM GUILTINESS. V. 12.
(HEB= “BLOODTHIRSTY”)

7. GETTING BACK ON TRACK.    V. 12-19
A. BY OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LORD 1st. V. 12. MATT. 6:33
B. BY BRINGING OTHERS TO CHRIST.
—HIS TESTIMONY WAS NOT RUINED. HE WAS NOT
SPIRITUALLY DESTROYED. GALATIANS 6:1
[RESTORE=MENDING TO WHOLENESS, BRINGING BACK TO
ORIGINAL CONDITION].
C. BY USING HIS GIFTS FOR THE LORD. V. 14.
—THE GIFTS WERE NOT TAKEN AWAY. ROMANS 11:29.
—GOD COULD STILL WORK THROUGH HIM. V. 15. I COR. 12:1.
D. BY THE RIGHT PRIORITIES.
—BEING RIGHT WITH GOD FIRST—ABOVE SACRIFICES. V. 16.
BEING RIGHT DEMANDS SACRIFICES TO “SELF.” ROM. 15:3.
>BROKEN SPIRIT. PS. 119:20.
>CONTRITE HEART. IS. 66:2.
—THE GIVING OF OTHER SACRIFICES COMES LATER. V. 19.
PHIL. 2:17, HEB. 13:15-16, ROMANS 12:1—THOSE ARE THINGS
WHERE WE REAP THE BENEFITS IN A MORE OBVIOUS WAY.

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