Psalm 46: The Blessing of Refuge

Psalm 46 The Blessing of Refuge

Psalm 46

I. God provides safety and strength

    A. “God is our refuge and strength” (Psalm 46:1a; Philippians 4:13; Jeremiah 10:23)
    B. “A very present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1b)
    C. God alleviates our fear (Psalm 46:2-3; 2 Kings 19-20)

II. God is in the midst of His people

    A. “There is a river…” (Psalm 46:4)
    B. “She shall not be moved” (Psalm 46:5a; 2 Corinthians 13:5)
    C. Immediate help for His children… (Psalm 46:5b)
    D. …against the kingdoms of this world (Psalm 46:6)
    E. Assurance for those who abide in God (Psalm 46:7)

III. Demonstrations of God’s power

    A. Over the forces of nature and the armies of men (Psalm 46:8-9)
    B. Relax and trust Him (Psalm 46:10; Romans 13:1)
    C. “The God of Jacob is our refuge” (Psalm 46:11)

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