God's Salvation for Every Man
Jesse M. Hendley
I would like to call your attention to Psalm 71:15, "My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof." Here we have the fact that in the Old Testament time this man talked about God all the day long every day. He said, I don't know how many days I am going to have on earth and I am in this world to talk abut God and to make God known to other people. That's the one purpose of my existence, so I'll talk about His righteousness and salvation all the day, I will use my mouth for God. Some people use their mouths for cursing and blasphemy and destruction and dirt and filth and talk about men to hurt and ruin, but the Psalmist used his mouth to show forth God's righteousness and salvation and he did it all the day long. What a wonderful subject to talk about. GOD all the day long. What a wonderful job, what a wonderful work that God has given us to do. Let's not be turned aside my friends, to think that other things are to be the subject of our conversation for this is the purpose of our existence.
Now how are we going to do this? We are going to do it by going in the strength of the Lord. The next verse says, "I will go in the strength of the Lord God: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only. "Now you see, we need courage to talk about the Lord and His righteousness, His way of salvation. His way of salvation is through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. So we talk about the Lord Jesus who is God's righteousness for every man, and God's salvation to every man. And what a subject we have to talk about, Jesus all the day long, to every body that we meet. Now, we need strength in order to do this. How are we going to get it? Directly from the Lord by waiting on Him. Notice the Psalmist said, "I will go." He was determined he would do this job God gave him to do. He was not going to be remiss about it. He was ...
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