PSALM 64

This entry is part 61 of 65 in the series Psalms

PSALM CHAPTER 64


~~ The Ways Of The Wicked ~~


 

1. REQUIRE THAT GOD HEAR THE VOICE OF THE RIGHTEOUS.
A. THE VOICE OF ABEL. GENESIS 4:10. *IF ABEL, THE VOICES
OF MURDERED CHILDREN, TOO.
B. THE VOICE OF ISHMAEL. GENESIS 21:17.
C. ISRAEL, ACTING IN FAITH. DEUT. 5:27-31.

2. REQUEST FREEDOM FROM FEAR. PS. 34:4.
A. NOT THE RIGHT KIND OF FEAR. EPH. 5:21, HEB. 11:7, 12:21.
B. FROM THE WORST KIND OF FEAR. HEB. 2:15.
C. THE PARALYZING NIGHTMARE OF FEAR.
JER. 44:48, ISAIAH 66:4.
D. WILL COME, BUT MUST BE DRIVEN OUT. 2 COR. 7:5-6
E. GOD’S WILL IN IT IS OBVIOUS. 2 TIMOTHY 1:7

3. THE LITTLE-KNOWN SECRET COUNSEL. V. 2., PS. 10:4-9.
A. THE COUNSEL OF THE INEXPERIENCED. 1 KINGS 12:8,14.
B. THE COUNSEL OF THE WICKED. PSALM 1:1, PS. 33:10,
EPHESIANS 5:11,12, ISAIAH 47:13.
C. THE COUNSEL OF EVIL AUTHORITIES. 2 CHRON. 22:3,
HABAKKUK 3:14.
D. THE SECRET COUNSEL OF THE HEART. JER. 27:23, 24.
E. THE SECRETS CAN BE OVERCOME. 1 SAMUEL 23:9,
PROV. 1:5. WHY IS THIS A SECRET ? —REVELATION 3:18.

4. THE SECRET ATTACKS OF THE WICKED. V. 2-6
A. THEY SHARPEN (“WHET”) THE WEAPON. V. 3.
THE TONGUE IS POWERFUL. JER. 9:8, JAMES 3:5-6.
— INVOLVES CONSCIOUS PLANNING, ACTION.
—INVOLVES PRACTICE AND PURPOSE.
THE TONGUE CAN BE AN INSTRUMENT OF GOOD. Prov. 15:4,
Psalm 41:1, Prov. 31:26, Romans 10:10.
B. THEY DO THEIR DEEDS IN SECRET.
—FAIL TO FOLLOW GOD’S PLAN. MATTHEW 18:15-17,
PSALM 27:6—MAY ALLEGE TO BE FRIENDS.
C. THEY NEED THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF EACH OTHER. V.5.
EZEKIEL 22:25, 2 SAMUEL 15:31.

5. THE FAITHFUL RESPONSE OF GOD. V.7-10
A. GOD WILL WOUND THEM. (SEE THE MERCY ?) PROV. 27:6,
ZECH 13:6, IS. 53:5. NOTE: HE DIDN’T KILL THEM (YET).
B. HE WILL ALLOW NATURAL CONSEQUENCES TO COME ON
THEM. ISAIAH 66:4.
C. HE WILL ALLOW ALL MEN TO SEE HIS POWER. REV. 1:7.
D. THE RIGHTEOUS SHALL RE-INVEST THEIR FAITH IN HIM.
1 SAMUEL 30:6.

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