PSALM 95 * A Call to Praise and Obedience I. (Philippians 4:6). Then he said to Him, “If Your presence does not go with us, do not lead us up from here. 2 Chronicles 20:20-24 says. Let's take a look at a couple of these ways. They have won. We will sing for joy over your victory, And in the name of our God we will set up our banners. But as for me, the nearness of God is my good;I have made the Lord God my refuge,That I may tell of all Your works. we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord. The Thanks with Petition (Psalm 20:5-8). Psalm 63:1 O God, You are my God, earnestly I seek You; my soul thirsts for You; my body yearns for You in a dry and weary land without water. Have you cried out to God before? It is first a whole entity. 1 Come, let us sing joyfully to the LORD;. Right after you get out, what do you say? He is desperate for victory not just for himself but also for others. (Psalms 91:1-2 NKJV) He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shade of the Almighty. If His name is not familiar to the reader, the psalmist describes this more by the phrase 'God of Jacob.' Have you been emptied of your own resources to which only God could save you? No one should be fighting. It is first a whole entity. So while we investigate the mindset of the godly man, we can also clearly discern the marks of the world. It is not yet completed, but having God hear their prayer. Prayer is the expectation that things will change for the better. The earth shook; the heavens also dropped rain at the presence of God; Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel. The context here speaks of a prayer and offering before David's army went out. I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, so I can tell about all You do. Vince Ambrosetti Publisher, … He depended upon God and observed God's awesome works. They have bowed down and fallen; But we have risen and stood upright. These soldiers were fighting God's war, but they realized God actually went with them. When we have races, it is "Wow, he ran like ..." When we have a sports game, it is "He was a terror." … They went according to God's prescribed ways. Psalm 52:4 You love every word that devours, O deceitful tongue. His omnipresence will also be known in hell. Save, O LORD; May the King answer us in the day we call. She felt the same.God is preparing us for something much bigger to come. So let us examine how Jesus interpreted the Scriptures. The psalmist fully realizes what most soldiers put their confidence in - it is their weapons, their numbers, their advantage, etc. Psalm 24: The Presence of God. Sometimes in a war, we might wonder which side God is on. Fortunately, we didn't have to buy any of the supplies to celebrate! I am afraid of no one!” (v. 1). Do not claim honor in the presence of the king. Those who have faith smell victory before it is even there. One thing I have asked from the Lord, that I shall seek:That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life,To behold the beauty of the LordAnd to meditate in His temple. Faith is the assurance of what is not. Their words were not empty words of petition. Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving. Their repeated petitions shows how they needed God's help from on high. The "May He" in one form or the other is repeated seven times! For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God. Man is never so free then when he is able to ultimately trust God to do His best for him. We can experience that peace today by deepening our relationship with God. Anybody can ask but few are able to give thanks. I love the book of Psalms, beautiful. Our main battle weapons is a holy life by which the enemy loses ground. How Jesus interpreted God’s written Word Jesus is God. He perceives the dwelling place of the Lord as lovely. May He grant you your heart’s desire, And fulfill all your counsel! They made the needed special offerings before they went off to war. May the LORD fulfill all your petitions. As he spent time with God, God would so speak to his heart. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org. 3 For the LORD is the great God,. "Sure am lucky!" Our bodies are His temple, the place where His glory dwells, His spirit dwells in us. But be careful and humble, God lets the foolish run ahead at times only to be able to show off their folly to all. I fear no one! It is through our weaknesses that we are able to bring most glory to God. May the LORD fulfill all your petitions. But it is not only heaven where God’s presence will be known for eternity. We will notice that some of these are double petitions. This sermon is about how to enjoy God’s Presence. May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! Those who live by the grace of God often find themselves crying out to God. A Life of Undivided Devotion 3. Living In The Presence of God. Selah They fought and defeated Jericho. Do not cast me away from Your presenceAnd do not take Your Holy Spirit from me. As long as there is doubt, then worry leaks in and threatens to sink the biggest boat. {2} I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.”. Psalm 16:11 “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” If you feel that God is far away right now, and many people go through this, know that God says “I will never leave you nor forsake you” (Heb 13:5). But they failed to beat Ai. therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings." By immorality, pride and most of all a Spirit of independence tense though NASB! 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