From Biting the Dust to Embracing Our Destination
May 11, 2008
INTRODUCTION: The first part of v.25 & v.28 reveal the condition of the Psalmist. He cries out for revival and strength.
Revival comes when we reach the end of our own resources, repent, and call upon God to intervene.
The previous section ended with the Psalmist delighting in God's Word, and this section opens up with him in the dust. The enemy attacks us the hardest when we are enjoying the blessings of God, and we must expect it.
The next "SURVIVOR" series:
Six married men will be dropped on an island with one car and 3 kids each for six weeks.
Each kid will play two sports and either take music or dance classes
There is no fast food.
Each man must take care of his 3 kids; keep his
assigned house clean, correct all homework, and
complete science projects, cook, do laundry, and pay a list of 'pretend' bills with not enough money.
In addition, each man will have to budget in money for groceries each week.
Each man must remember the birthdays of all their
friends and relatives, and send cards out on time.
Each man must also take each child to a doctor's
appointment, a dentist appointment and a haircut
He must make one unscheduled and inconvenient visit per child to the Urgent Care.
He must also make cookies or cupcakes for a social
Each man will be responsible for decorating his own assigned house, planting flowers outside and keeping it presentable at all times.
The men will only have access to television when the kids are asleep and all chores are done.
The men must shave their legs, wear makeup daily,
adorn himself with jewelry, wear uncomfortable yet
stylish shoes, keep fingernails polished and eyebrows groomed.
During one of the six weeks, the men will have to
endure severe abdominal cramps, back aches, and have extreme, unexplained mood swings but never once complain ...
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