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NOTE: This sermon is part 15 and 16 of a 29 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.
Part 15: Don't Get Upset
Experience talks. David wrote this Psalm when he was an old man (v. 25) and gave some common sense instructions concerning living in frustrating circumstances.
I. Why the Godly Get Upset.
A. Because the ungodly seem to have it so good.
1. Their actions produce envy. v. 1
2. Their advancement produces questions. v. 7
3. Their authority produces frustration. v. 35
B. Because the godly have it so tough.
They are called to a life of:
1. Conflict. v. 14
2. Sacrifice. v. 21
Part 16: How Are You Feeling?
This question can be either casual greeting or a serious inquiry. Both in the physical and spiritual world it can help diagnose health or illness.
I. That Sinking Feeling. vv. 1-2a
A. Nowhere to go but down.
B. Nothing to do but struggle.
C. No one to call but God.
II. That Singing Feeling. vv. 2b-3a
A. Singing because God listened to me.
B. Singing because God lifted me.
C. Singing because God liberated me.