Jul 19, 2020
REVIEW OF THE OCCASION: A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. To cover up for his sin, David had Bathsheba’s husband Uriah murdered by withdrawing troops from him so that their enemies could kill him.
This Psalm is considered as the GREATEST PENITENTIAL Psalm.
From here, we will learn how to OBTAIN GRACE when we fall (Part 1).
Here’s the OUTLINE:
A) David’s APPEAL for God’s forgiveness vv. 1 – 2
B) David’s treachery against God – vv. 3 – 6
1) David’s guilt – v. 3
2) David’s confession and agreement with God – v. 4
3) Root of David’s sins and God’s desired FRUIT vv. 5 – 6
I already exposited on the first two major points and so today, we will wrap up the final two points.
C) David’s Confidence in God’s Grace and Second appeal for
FORGIVENESS and FULL RESTORATION (vv. 7 – 15)
1) CONFIDENCE in GRACE – v. 7
2) APPEAL for FULL RESTORATION – vv. 8 – 15
D) God’s delight – vv. 16 – 19
I would like to close with a verse of scripture:
Ac 3:19“Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;