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For I Am Seeing A Right Solution (3 of 8)
Series: Lord, I'm Coming Home
I. Some Adjustments Are Needed
A) An Aptitude Adjustment
B) An Attitude Adjustment
C) An Altitude Adjustment
II. Some Altars Are Necessary
A) An Altar Of Provision
B) An Altar Of Purity
C) An Altar Of Praise
III. Some Answers Are Near
A) An Answer To My Chastisement
B) An Answer To My Cleansing
Intro: As we progress through these verses, we have noticed an increased intensity and seriousness in the pleas of David to God. This reflects the depth of sin that had been smoldering in David's heart for quite some time. That sin had been allowed to stagnate until David apparently could not live with it any longer. It also registers the depth of repentance that was now David's sole purpose for living. His sins had been hard and long standing, and now his repentance must be harder and with more intensity than his sins were. Nothing else or noone held any importance in his thoughts. The more he repented, the stronger the pleas became. One might contend that what he had said in verses 1 - 5 should be enough to satisfy both him and God, but apparently David did not feel that way, and most obviously, he did not believe God was satisfied either. Beginning in verse 6, he is still in an audience with God, and his pleas become more intensified than any before. There is nothing in scripture that ever defines just how long and how much we have to repent, in order to gain forgiveness and cleansing from God. We are told that "if we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive our sins", but we are never told how long or how intense these confessions must be. As we view this scene of "Lord, I'm Coming Home, we sense that David is realizing that he is very close to gaining some solutions for his life. We further see that:
I. Some Adjustments Are Needed (vs 6 "Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts; and in the hidde ...
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