by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 23 and 24 of a 29 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 23: Check-up Time
Series: Psalms
Stuart Briscoe
Psalm 50

Regular physical check-ups are advisable. Financial check-ups are normal. Spiritual check-ups are imperative-particularly in the light of the judgment of God. It is Check-up Time again.

I. God's Check-up of the Faithful. vv. 1-15

Note: v. 1, El Elohim Jahve.

A. God has spoken. vv. 1-4
1. He spoke of His power through the Creation. v. 1

2. He spoke of His promises through Covenants. v. 5b

3. He spoke of His purposes through the Church. v. 2

4. He spoke of His purity through the Christ. v. 3

B. God has sanctified. v. 5
1. Those committed to be saints.

2. Those covenanted through sacrifice.


Part 24: The Blessedness of Brokenness
Series: Psalms
Stuart Briscoe
Psalm 51

While man delights to boost his ego, God desires a broken spirit, because He knows that only through submissiveness can His purposes be worked out.

I. The Blessedness of a Broken Spirit. v. 17

Brokenness is:

A. A response to an understanding God.
1. His mercy. v. 1

2. His justice. v. 4

3. His demands. v. 6

4. His power. v. 8

B. A result of the uncovering of self.
1. Unworthiness. v. 1

2. Uncleanness. v. 2

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