Call to Consistency (Psalm 34:1-7)
Part of the All In - Back Against The Wall series, preached at a Sunday Online service
Psalm 34:1–7 (Listen)
Of David, when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away.
34:1 I will bless the LORD at all times;
his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
2 My soul makes its boast in the LORD;
let the humble hear and be glad.
3 Oh, magnify the LORD with me,
and let us exalt his name together!
4 I sought the LORD, and he answered me
and delivered me from all my fears.
5 Those who look to him are radiant,
and their faces shall never be ashamed.
6 This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him
and saved him out of all his troubles.
7 The angel of the LORD encamps
around those who fear him, and delivers them.
All In - Back Against The Wall
Call to Consistency
May 1, 2022
Where do we turn when our backs are against the wall?
*The inconceivable can inspire us to pursue insights that position us for future victories!
Reflections on potential responses:
*Choose to seek answers or miss moments
*Accept challenges based in promises not problems
*Be overwhelmed or overcome
*Pray through versus fret over
*I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.vs. 1
*I sought the Lord and He answered me, and He delivered me from all my fears.vs.4
*The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him, and rescues them.vs.7
*Caves are places of darkness where we look for light to guide us home!
Four calls to answer:
I. Clarify your focus - vs. 1
*Our capacity to clarify opens the door to hope!
II. Choose to worship - vs.2-3
*Our hearts must be focused on worship not worry or we risk a longer
Stay in the cave!
III. Seek effective answers - vs.4-5
*Fear will destabilize our focus while faith anchors our hearts!
IV. Pursue Him in the midst of troubles - vs.6-7
*Our lives are the summation of what we choose so be careful to
Make wise choices!
Is your back against the wall?