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The central idea in the Psalm is 3a -- God sets apart the godly for Himself.
Psalms 4:1-8
Seems to me the central idea of this Psalm is David calls on God to bless him, cover him, and guide ...
Psalms 5:1-12
Fighting to hope in God - fighting against enemies Three grounds for deliverance -- three bases upon...
Psalms 6:1-10
My life is secure with God as my refuge.
Psalms 11:1-7
Having God as my refuge requires knowledge of God and it leads to a thankful heart.
Psalms 7:1-17
Note two repeating themes: 1) the heavens (vs.
Psalms 8:1-9
  Is 4c-6c an example of 1-4b? Is the sun one of the declarations of God? If so, is 7a ff an in...
Psalms 19:1-14
Note that there is no answer to the significant question.
Psalms 10:1-11
I see 4 statements in this Psalm 1) A plea, a request (to God): God, save! -- God, Help! 2) A promis...
Psalms 12:1-8
David preaches to his soul.
Psalms 13:1-6
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Psalms 14:1-7
the basic thought of the Psalm:  I was needy, God didn't forget me; I am now needy, God won't forget me.
Psalms 9:1-20
There is an unmentioned leap in this Psalm.
Psalms 15:1-5
Preserve me, is David's initial cry.
Psalms 16:1-11
David argues himself into confidence.
Psalms 17:1-15
David's joy in God is well founded.
Psalms 21:1-13
One unique aspect of this Psalm is there is no description of God -- only of David.
Psalms 26:1-12
David's declarations:  what he holds to:   H e has not despised or abhorred the affliction...
Psalms 22:1-31
A
Psalms 20:1-9
David does what he calls others to do - he ascribes glory to God.
Psalms 29:1-11
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Psalms 23:1-6
Death must have really been close to David -- much more than I realize.
Psalms 30:1-12
The setting of this Psalm is unknown/uncertain, but it could be inferred that David is preaching to ...
Psalms 24:1-10
Fleeing David fights to hold onto God as his refuge.
Psalms 31:1-24
In affliction, David does two things well, he cries, and he calls out to God.
Psalms 25:1-22
Four divisions readily stand out in this Psalm.
Psalms 27:1-14
David's story of rescue becomes the basis for his exhortation for all to know the Lord as their God.
Psalms 34:1-22
The Arc looks confusing, but for me it simplifies what is happening in the Psalm.
Psalms 35:1-28
Loading his argument with proof, David makes a case that it is best to trust God.
Psalms 32:1-11
Like 29, this is another Psalm that is practically all about God.
Psalms 33:1-22
David preaches to those who feel life is not fair because the ungodly flourish while the godly suffer.
Psalms 37:1-40
Another Psalm about David's sin.
Psalms 39:1-13
  Called to obey The "so then" in vs.
Philippians 2:12-18
By contrasting the ungodly with God, David makes the obvious point that the place to live is within the shelter of the hesed of God.
Psalms 36:1-12
The Big idea: If Christ is exalted, my situation is cause for joy.
Philippians 1:12-18
Like Psalm 51, 38 "memorializes" the impact of sin on David's life and how he responds.
Psalms 38:1-22
Walking forward looking backward, David draws on his experience of deliverance to gain hopeful confidence for future deliverance.
Psalms 40:1-17
What's the relationship between vs.
Psalms 41:1-13
Pretty clearly, the passage is about prayer, and the heart of Paul that drives the prayer.
Philippians 1:1-11
Cast away from Jerusalem, David remains faithful to seek God.
Psalms 42:1-11
    Paul processes his sense of God's will for his life.
Philippians 1:18-26
The witness of glorious suffering 28b really stood out as I did this arc.
Philippians 1:27-30
  Paul continues his exhortation regarding the importance of a church family system characteriz...
Philippians 2:1-11
Following the example of those who stand firm.
Philippians 3:17-4:1
The closing thoughts and exhortations I was moved by the warmth in Paul's heart as he shared his aff...
Philippians 4:10-23
If I cannot come to you soon     Seeing my arc of what I mark off as one large section (1:...
Philippians 2:19-30
Seeing the whole I mark off 1:25-2:30 as one large section.
Philippians 1:25-2:30
Stay focused on Christ 3:2-16 is part of a larger section in which Paul gives his concluding exhortation.
Philippians 3:1-16
I don't think my arc is necessarily warranted, but I like it.
Philippians 4:2-9
Trying to get the bigger picture in this passage.
Philippians 3:1-4:15
I
Psalms 43:1-5
The Psalmist argues his case with God that something is really wrong and God should act.
Psalms 44:1-26
God reigns over the nations What a beautiful picture of God as King of the Earth.
Psalms 47:1-9
God's protected people: The truth of God's sovereignty over the nations makes God's people secure.
Psalms 48:1-14
The Courtroom and the Judgment   Vs.
Psalms 50:1-23
A song for 2 kings I'm going to interpret this Psalm as speaking to an earthly king, I'm assuming it speaks to David.
Psalms 45:1-17
Forgiven for His name's sake It seems David's appeal for forgiveness is grounded in what God would do for the glory of His name (13-15).
Psalms 51:1-19
More than a limited, personal promise, Psalm 46 exalts the world-wide reign of God.
Psalms 46:1-11
David's strategy in trouble is to watch for God (vs.
Psalms 59:1-17
Why should I want to be like them? I think vs.
Psalms 49:1-20
What do I do when there are real enemies, and I am afraid? One thing I notice in David that is quite...
Psalms 56:1-13
What a Picture for David's life.
Psalms 52:1-9
  My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! So Jotham became mighty because he ordered his ways before the LORD his God.
Psalms 57:1-11
Surely there is a God who judges the earth David's hope is that the unrighteous judges will be judged.
Psalms 58:1-11
The Fool who refuses to acknowledge God I see four descriptions of the foolish: 1) Their corrupt dee...
Psalms 53:1-6
Situation/Response:  though David's enemies are against him and he is calling out to God, still God is His hope and helper.
Psalms 54:1-7
The Devastation of an Unexpected Enemy I get the impression from this Psalm that there are enemies t...
Psalms 55:1-23
  What to cry for in the wilderness 5 petitions Hear me (vs.
Psalms 61:1-8
In a time of victory, David doesn't take God's help for granted.
Psalms 60:1-12
A study in contrasting trust It seems this is surely a "teaching" Psalm.
Psalms 62:1-12
David gives reasons that support his declaration that God is worthy of praise, and that all mankind would perform their vows to God.
Psalms 65:1-13
Beautiful truth fills this Psalm, truth that was foundational for David as he was being tracked thro...
Psalms 63:1-11
Getting outside of ourself David gets God's global purpose.
Psalms 67:1-7
What stands out to me in this Psalm is David's expectation to rejoice while under attack.
Psalms 64:1-10
5 calls to glorify God 1-4 general call to "all the earth" 5-7 for what he has done in Israel's hist...
Psalms 66:1-20
I see 13 requests that Solomon makes for himself.
Psalms 72:1-20
The extension of God's reign As I've studied this Psalm, I increasingly get a sense of the majesty o...
Psalms 68:1-35
I see a pattern: ABAB BA B A -  vs.
Psalms 71:1-24
A theme I am seeing in the surrounding Psalms is how the psalmist bases his hope for rescue on God alone.
Psalms 80:1-19
Though strange, I love this Psalm.
Psalms 69:1-36
What is the link between the title, "for a memorial", and the Psalm? The Psalm seems like a spontane...
Psalms 70:1-5
What motivates God to act -- at least in the mind of this Psalmist -- what does he believe will move...
Psalms 74:1-23
Looking up seems to be the central focus of the Psalm.
Psalms 73:1-28
God exalts, and God debases.
Psalms 75:1-10
Matthew Henry on vs.
Psalms 76:1-12
The situation:  I'm .
Psalms 77:1-20
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Psalms 78:40-72
Recounting God's works strengthens hope (vs.
Psalms 78:1-39
This Psalm seems to fit into a situation/response relationship.
Psalms 79:1-13
A judgment scene - God judging the nations.
Psalms 82:1-8
So how does this Psalm match with Jesus' command in Mat.
Psalms 83:1-18
"I hear a language I had not known" (vs.
Psalms 81:1-16
Three sections make up this Psalm - remembering, requesting, declaring.
Psalms 85:1-13
One person I read on this Psalm comes up with 6 blessings of worship in the Psalm.
Psalms 84:1-12
Like many Davidic Psalms, 86 follows the patterns of: reliance on the name and character of God, arg...
Psalms 86:1-17
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Psalms 89:46-52
1-2 set the theme of the Psalm: God's faithfulness to his covenant of love.
Psalms 89:1-45
6 straightforward affirmations of God's city, Zion.
Psalms 87:1-7
"Before you" see Ps.
Psalms 88:1-18
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A faith-filled Cry
Psalms 28:1-9
David's cry is that God would not be deaf -- that he would be able to hear David's call.
Published June 1st, 2012
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2009-07-08 09:32:47
David's cry is that God would not be deaf -- that he would be able to hear David's call. He asks God (vs. 2) to hear. But there is that interesting phrase at the end of v.1 -- "If you are silent." To be silent is to be mute, not deaf. David doesn't just want God to hear him, but to speak to him. Without God's voice, David feels he will die. I wonder if in the biblical context deaf meant a man could not speak as well. Those who were deaf from birth probably could not speak. Perhaps they felt deaf people just couldn't speak. So for David to call on God to not be deaf, it may have been implied that if God were deaf, He also could not speak. The key point to me though is that David lived by the voice of God. I can so relate to that. What a contrast between vs 1 and 6. How long did this take?
10000000010074 10074 Notes 2009-07-08 09:10:16 2009-07-08 09:32:47 David's cry is that God would not be deaf -- that he would be able to hear David's call. He asks God (vs. 2) to hear. But there is that interesting phrase at the end of v.1 -- "If you are silent." To be silent is to be mute, not deaf. David doesn't just want God to hear him, but to speak to him. Without God's voice, David feels he will die. I wonder if in the biblical context deaf meant a man could not speak as well. Those who were deaf from birth probably could not speak. Perhaps they felt deaf people just couldn't speak. So for David to call on God to not be deaf, it may have been implied that if God were deaf, He also could not speak. The key point to me though is that David lived by the voice of God. I can so relate to that. What a contrast between vs 1 and 6. How long did this take? notes
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Psalms
Psalms 28:1-9
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A Psalm of David. To You, O LORD, I call;
To you, O LORD, I call;
My rock, do not be deaf to me,
my rock, be not deaf to me,
series
For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit.
lest, if you be silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit.
ground
Hear the voice of my supplications
Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy,
when I cry to You for help,
when I cry to you for help,
When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.
when I lift up my hands toward your most holy sanctuary.
temporal
Do not drag me away with the wicked
Do not drag me off with the wicked,
And with those who work iniquity,
with the workers of evil,
Who speak peace with their neighbors, While evil is in their hearts.
who speak peace with their neighbors while evil is in their hearts.
ideaexplanation
Requite them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices;
Give to them according to their work and according to the evil of their deeds;
Requite them according to the deeds of their hands;
give to them according to the work of their hands;
Repay them their recompense.
render them their due reward.
negativepositive
Because they do not regard the works of the LORD Nor the deeds of His hands,
Because they do not regard the works of the LORD or the work of his hands,
He will tear them down and not build them up.
he will tear them down and build them up no more.
inference
Blessed be the LORD,
Blessed be the LORD!
Because He has heard the voice of my supplication.
For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy.
The LORD is my strength and my shield;
The LORD is my strength and my shield;
My heart trusts in Him,
in him my heart trusts,
and I am helped;
and I am helped;
Therefore my heart exults,
my heart exults,
And with my song I shall thank Him.
and with my song I give thanks to him.
actionresult
The LORD is their strength,
The LORD is the strength of his people;
And He is a saving defense to His anointed.
he is the saving refuge of his anointed.
Save Your people
Oh, save your people
and bless Your inheritance;
and bless your heritage!
Be their shepherd also,
Be their shepherd
and carry them forever.
and carry them forever.
discourse
10000000010074 10074 Arc 2009-07-08 09:10:16 2009-07-08 09:32:47 editing Psalms 28 1 28 9 Psalms 28:1-9 19 OT nasb esv i238780 i238781 i238782 i238783 i238753 A Psalm of David. To You, O LORD, I call; To you, O LORD, I call; i238754 My rock, do not be deaf to me, my rock, be not deaf to me, series i238755 For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit. lest, if you be silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit. ground 1 i238784 i238756 Hear the voice of my supplications Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy, i238785 i238757 when I cry to You for help, when I cry to you for help, i238758 When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary. when I lift up my hands toward your most holy sanctuary. series temporal 1 series i238786 i238787 i238759 Do not drag me away with the wicked Do not drag me off with the wicked, i238788 i238760 And with those who work iniquity, with the workers of evil, i238761 Who speak peace with their neighbors, While evil is in their hearts. who speak peace with their neighbors while evil is in their hearts. series ideaexplanation 1 i238789 i238762 Requite them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices; Give to them according to their work and according to the evil of their deeds; i238763 Requite them according to the deeds of their hands; give to them according to the work of their hands; i238764 Repay them their recompense. render them their due reward. series negativepositive 2 i238790 i238765 Because they do not regard the works of the LORD Nor the deeds of His hands, Because they do not regard the works of the LORD or the work of his hands, i238766 He will tear them down and not build them up. he will tear them down and build them up no more. inference 2 i238791 i238767 Blessed be the LORD, Blessed be the LORD! i238768 Because He has heard the voice of my supplication. For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy. ground 1 i238792 i238769 The LORD is my strength and my shield; The LORD is my strength and my shield; i238793 i238770 My heart trusts in Him, in him my heart trusts, i238794 i238771 and I am helped; and I am helped; i238795 i238772 Therefore my heart exults, my heart exults, i238773 And with my song I shall thank Him. and with my song I give thanks to him. series inference 2 actionresult 2 ideaexplanation 1 i238796 i238797 i238774 The LORD is their strength, The LORD is the strength of his people; i238775 And He is a saving defense to His anointed. he is the saving refuge of his anointed. series i238798 i238776 Save Your people Oh, save your people i238777 and bless Your inheritance; and bless your heritage! i238778 Be their shepherd also, Be their shepherd i238779 and carry them forever. and carry them forever. inference 2 1 1 1 nasb 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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