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Psalm 17 Worksheet

The 5 Psalms that are declared _________________________ in their titles are 17, 86, 90, 102, and 142.

Tell me what the following says in English:             YRYFLPPTSMPK

In Psalm 17 you have an ____________________ David praying to God for relief.

Please hear Your Servants prayer, O LORD                                                  V. 1-6

David is not claiming to be sinless here. He is pointing out to God a situation involving him that is _________________ and asking God to right it.

“You can do more than pray after you’ve prayed, but you can not do more than pray until you have prayed.”          -John Bunyan


Psalm 19:14.

What this all means is that in addition to vindictive words David has avoided vindicative ___________________ – David is leaving vengeance unto the Lord.

Please hold Your Servant ____________________, O LORD                       V. 7-8

The word translated lovingkindness in verse 7 is the word Hesed (H2617), which appears 239 times in the Hebrew Old Testament, 139 in the poetic books. It’s companion word for truth is emets, which occurs 126 times, 49x in poetic books.

Deliver me from my enemies, O LORD                                                         V. 9-12

David is calling himself (and us) to remember that what looks like __________________ now for the godless won’t look like success after judgment day.

Reverse our ____________________, O LORD                                             V. 13-15

Ecclesiastes 2:26                     Luke 12:16-21

David encourages himself that the godly man will be more than ___________________ for any struggle in the days to come.

Psalm 37:10-11                       Read Job 19:23-27

Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies Himself, just as He is pure.                  -1 John 3:2-3