Wednesday Bible Study

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? ___________________________________________


b. Why was David afraid of Achish? _____________________________________


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? _______________________________________________________________



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

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


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?


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


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

_________________________________ Is God also for you? ___________



a. Has David made vows to God? ___________________________________


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?” __________________________________________________________



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


What is better than an improvised escape plan? ________________________________