Delivered From Death - Psalm 56:1-13 * Wed. 7-5-17

Delivered From Death

 

Psalm 56:1-13        A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath (1 Samuel 21:10-15)

                                            

I.   Hounded (vs. 1-7)

               a. Why was David in Gath? ___________________________________________

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b. Why was David afraid of Achish? _____________________________________

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c. David was confronted by adversaries on every side.  How did he keep his sanity? ______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________

d. In what ways does David note his enemies make attempts on his life? _______________________________________________________________

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II. WHAT CAN MAN DO TO ME? (vs. 8-11)

a. Does David see to have awareness that God knows his every circumstance? _________________________________________________________

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b. David mentions a “book” that God has.  What book could this be? __________ _________________________________________________________ 

c. What is the chorus to David’s song found in vs. 4 and in 10 two times?

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d. “In God” is an important phrase to this Psalm.  What is the significance to David? __________________________________________________________

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e. What doe it mean that God is “for” David? ___________________________

_________________________________ Is God also for you? ___________

                       

III. YOU HAVE DELIVERED MY SOUL (vs. 12-13)

a. Has David made vows to God? ___________________________________

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b. What is one reason for David’s praise to God in verse 13? _________________ __________________________________________________________

c. Why is it important for David to “walk before God in the light of the living?” __________________________________________________________

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IV. Application:   David feigns madness and escapes Achish. Could David have reasonably expected he would not be welcomed by Achish? _________________________________________________

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What is better than an improvised escape plan? ________________________________

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