SUNDAY NIGHT 3-18-12
PSALM 59:1-3 Deliver me from my enemies, O God; protect me from those who rise up against me. Deliver me from evildoers and save me from bloodthirsty men. See how they lie in wait for me! Fierce men conspire against me for no offense or sin of mine, O LORD.
I. GOD IS OUR DELIVERER
A. FROM ENEMIES
B. FROM THOSE WHO COME AFTER YOU
C. FROM EVIL PEOPLE
II. EVIL PEOPLE
A. LOOK FOR WAYS TO DEFEAT YOU
B. CONSPIRE WITH OTHERS
C. THEY DO NOT NEED A CAUSE TO COME AFTER YOU
PSALM 59:4-5 I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Arise to help me; look on my plight! O LORD God Almighty, the God of Israel, rouse yourself to punish all the nations; show no mercy to wicked traitors. Selah
III. ASK GOD TO HELP NOW
IV. REMEMBER GOD IS LORD AND IS ALMIGHTY
V. ASK GOD FOR JUSTICE
PSALM 59:6-7 They return at evening, snarling like dogs, and prowl about the city. See what they spew from their mouths— they spew out swords from their lips, and they say, "Who can hear us?"
VI. THEY COME OUT AT NIGHT
A. KEEP COMING
B. THEY LIE
PSALM 59:8-10 But you, O LORD, laugh at them; you scoff at all those nations. O my Strength, I watch for you; you, O God, are my fortress, my loving God. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.
VII. GOD KNOWS THE TRUTH
VIII. GOD IS
A. MY STRENGTH
B. MY FORTRESS
C. MY LOVING GOD
IX. LET GOD GO FIRST
PSALM 11-13 But do not kill them, O Lord our shield, or my people will forget. In your might make them wander about, and bring them down. For the sins of their mouths, for the words of their lips, let them be caught in their pride. For the curses and lies they utter, consume them in wrath, consume them till they are no more. Then it will be known to the ends of the earth that God rules over Jacob. Selah
X. DESIRE JUSTICE NOT DEATH
A,. DESIRE GOD TO BE GLORIFIED
XI. GOD IS MY SHIELD
XII. LET THE TRUTH BE MADE KNOWN
PSALM 59:14-17 They return at evening, snarling like dogs, and prowl about the city. They wander about for food and howl if not satisfied. But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. O my Strength, I sing praise to you; you, O God, are my fortress, my loving God.
XIII. WHEN I AM UNDER ATTACK
A. I WILL SING ABOUT GOD’S STRENGTH
B. I WILL SING ABOUT GOD’S LOVE
XIV. PRAISE GOD FOR WHO HE IS TO YOU.
A. FORTRESS, REFUGE, STRENGTH, LOVING GOD