PSALM 42

3 Outlines

 

Psalm 42:1-5

SEEKING GOD

 

MY DESIRE – Vss. 1-2

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. [2] My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

 

MY DISTRESS – Vss. 3-4

My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? [4] When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.

 

MY DEPENDENCE – Vs. 5

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.

 

 

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Psalm 42

A SOUL IN TROUBLE

              

THE SOUL’S SEARCH – Vss. 1-2

 

THE SOUL’S SORROW – Vss. 3-4, 6-7, 9-10

 

THE SOUL’S SECURITY – Vss. 5, 11

 

THE SOUL’S SONG – Vs. 8

 

 

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Psalm 42

INGREDIENTS IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

 

1. THIRST FOR GOD Vss. 1-2 – A THIRSTY SOUL

 

2. TEARS OF SORROW Vss. 3-4 – A TEARFUL SOUL

 

3. TRIALS THROUGH DAILY LIVING Vss. 6-7, 9-10 – A TRANSPARENT SOUL (Pouring out his heart to God)

 

4. TRUST IN GOD Vss. 5,8,11 – A TRUSTING SOUL

 

 

 

 

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