The Blessing of Trust

Psalm 27 The Blessing of Trust

Psalm 27

I. God is our defense

    A. He is our light, salvation, and stronghold (Psalm 27:1; 28:8)
    B. His people will always have enemies (Psalm 27:2-3; 1 Peter 5:8; Ephesians 6:10-18; 1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Timothy 2:3)

II. God is our strength

    A. We must intently seek Him with perseverance (Psalm 27:4)
    B. He will protect us in times of trouble (Psalm 27:5; James 4:8)
    C. Assurance of present and future deliverance (Psalm 27:6)

III. Yet, we experience lingering fear

    A. Distractions of negativity (Psalm 27:7-9; Matthew 14:22-33)
    B. Fear and doubt diminishes faith, but God is there (Psalm 27:10)

IV. God is our guide

    A. We must be willing to learn and follow (Psalm 27:11-12)
    B. Faith can get us through difficulties (Psalm 27:13)
    C. Wait on the Lord (Psalm 27:14)

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