Sunday Night Study - Psalm 20Speaker:
Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: Psalms Teaching
- Scripture: Psalm 20
Psalm 20 Worksheet
It appears that David is answering the question for his subjects, “How can I ________________ for the King?”
Numbers 6 is the great priestly blessing to the people of Israel; Psalm 20 takes on the feel of a great ________________ blessing for the people of Israel.
“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.” So they shall put My name on the children of Israel, and I will bless them. -Numbers 6:24-27
Prayer to __________________ the tough days V. 1-3
Note the parallelism in the poetry – YAHWEH and then the name of the God of Jacob.
When we speak of being protected by the “name” of God we are thinking of His characteristics and traits, as well as His _______________ that we function under.
Now what past event does this verse make us think of in the life of Jacob?
What future event does this make us think of that will be hard for Israel?
Jeremiah 30:7. Romans 10:13 John 14:13
“Jacob had his day of trouble, he wrestled, was heard, was defended, and in due time was set on high, and his God is our God still, THE SAME GOD TO ALL HIS WRESTLING JACOBS!” -Charles Spurgeon
What did it mean in Leviticus that God was accepting your burnt offering?
That He accepted your confession of sin and agreed to ___________________ it to the atoning sacrifice and accept the death of the substitute rather than kill you for your sin.
Prayer to _________________ and fulfill your life’s purpose V. 4-5
Psalm 37:4 Matthew 6:33 John 10:10
“We may have our own will when our will is God’s will.” -Charles Spurgeon
Testimonies to the Lord’s ____________________ V. 6-8
Some their warrior horses boast, Some their chariots marshaled host;
But our trust will we proclaim, In our God Jehovah’s name.
Recognition of who Israel’s ultimate King is V. 9
Can you see in your imagination the knowing exchange of looks between King David and his people as they get to this final line and together sing to the King of Kings?