PSALM 52

This entry is part 49 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 52

~~ Evil Men Will Pay Someday For Sin ~~


1. IT IS BASED UPON ACTUAL EVENTS.
A. DOEG WAS A BAD INFLUENCE TO BE AROUND. WRONG
NATION, WRONG GODS, WRONG ATTITUDE. 1 SAMUEL 21:7.
*DEMON-POSSESSED SAUL CHOSE HIM TO BE A COMPANION.
THE RIGHT WAY: PSALM 119:63.
B. HE WAS A VIOLENT PERSON, DESIRING WRATH ON GOOD
PEOPLE. 1 SAMUEL 22:13-19.

2. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF SOME OPENLY EVIL PEOPLE.
A. THEY ARE BOASTERS. 2 TIMOTHY 3:2.
B. THEY USE THEIR TONGUES AS WEAPONS. JAMES 3:6-8,
TONGUES NOT REDEEMED AND DEDICATED TO GOD.
C. THEY WORK DECEIT. TITUS 1:12.
D. THEY LOVE EVIL MORE THAN GOOD. 2 TIMOTHY 3:4.
E. THEY LOVE LYING RATHER THAN TRUTH. 1 TIMOTHY 4:2.
F. THEY LOVE ALL DEVOURING WORDS…INCLUDING THE
WORDS OF OTHERS. ROMANS 1:32.

3. THE CONSEQUENCES TO EVIL PEOPLE.
A. GOD WILL DESTROY THEM. V. 5.
[HEB=naw’that’s=PULL DOWN, BREAK DOWN]
—HOW LONG ? FOR EVER. WHAT DOES FOR EVER MEAN ?
PS. 9:7, PS. 10:16, PS. 92:7.
—DOES THIS DESCRIBE IT ? MARK 9:44. MATTHEW 25:40-46.
B. HE WILL TAKE THEM OUT OF THEIR HOMES. [undertaker takes
only the body]. PSALM 9:17, LUKE 12:5.
C. HE WILL TAKE THEM OUT OF THE LIVING. [what will God do with
that soul & spirit ?]
—THEY ARE ALREADY AS GOOD AS DEAD. 1 TIM. 5:6.
[GR=spatalaho=living for self pleasure, worldly, luxuriously
indulgent upon self]. 1 JOHN 3:14.
—WITHOUT LIVING FOR GOD, “LIVING” ISN’T TRUE LIVING.
PS. 27:13, PS. 142:5, JOHN 10:10.
D. THE RIGHTEOUS WILL SEE, FEAR, AND LAUGH AT THEM.
LUKE 6:21, PS. 2:4, PS. 59:8.

4. THE THOUGHTS OF EVIL PEOPLE.   V. 7. NEARSIGHTED VIEW.
LUKE 12:16-23. *CAN THESE THOUGHTS INFECT THE THINKING
OF THE SAVED, TOO ? EPHESIANS 2:12.

A. THEY DON’T NEED GOD’S STRENGTH. THEY’VE GOTTEN BY
SO FAR. ISAIAH 14:13,14.
—NO NEED TO DEPEND UPON GOD. THEY MADE IT SO FAR.
CONTRAST: ISAIAH 50:7
B. THEY CAN TRUST IN RICHES. IT HAS GOTTEN THEM ALL THIS
SO FAR. PS. 73:12, 1 TIMOTHY 6:10, MARK 10:24.
—THE WEAKNESS OF JUDAS. MARK 14:11, JOHN 12:9.
C. THEY STRENGTHEN THEMSELVES IN WHAT THEY HAVE DONE
ALREADY. IT HAS GOTTEN THEM BY WITH THINGS SO FAR. IS.
PSALM 94:7-13, ISAIAH 29:15-16. 2 PETER 3:4.

5. THE CONTRAST: THOUGHTS OF THE GODLY.    V.8-9
A. THEY DEPEND ON GOD THOROUGHLY.
B. THEY REALIZE THIS IS AN EVERLASTING NEED.
C. THEY MAKE COMMITMENTS TO GOD TO DEPEND ON HIM.

Series Navigation<< PSALM 51PSALM 53 >>
Print Friendly, PDF & Email