Psalm 16 The Blessing of knowing God

Psalm 16 The Blessing of knowing God

Sermon Outline

 

  1. Never Forget this: A Miktam(Ps 16:0)
  2. A Cry for Protection
    1. Request (Ps 16:1a)
    2. 3 Reasons for his request (Ps 16:1b-2)
      1. First, David feels confident in making this request because he has entrusted himself to God. (Ps 144:2)
      2. Second, he makes the request because God is his personal Master
      3. Third, David recognizes that nothing good can come to him apart from God. (Jam 1:17)
    3. Application: God has the resources and ability to protect and preserve you. (Mt 6:13, Jn 17:11, Ps 91:14)
  3. Contrast between Saints and Sinners
    1. Saints are a delight (Ps 16:3)
    2. Sinners will suffer and must be avoided (Ps 16:4, 1Cor 8:4, 10:20)
  4. Blessings of knowing God
    1. Holds our life (Ps 16:5)
      1. Use of sacrificial worship language (Ex 29:26, 1Sam 1:4)
      2. Lot: Future
    2. Pleasant life (Ps 16:6a)
    3. Beautiful inheritance (Ps 16:6b, 11ac, 23:6, 1Pet 1:4)
    4. Counsels us (Ps 16:7)
    5. Security (Ps 16:8, 9c)
    6. Gladness and Joy (Ps 16:9ab, 11b)
  5. Christocentric Center (Ps 16:10, Acts 2:24-33, 13:35)

 

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