PSALMS 43 OUR COMFORT OUR CRY OUR CURIOSITY
OUR CRY AGAINST OUR ENEMY V.1-2
THE REQUEST V.1
DETERMINATION Judge me, O God,
DEFENSE and plead my cause against
DECADENCE an ungodly nation:
DELIVERANCE O deliver me from
DECEPTION the deceitful and unjust man.
THE REALIZATION V.2
TRUE STRENGTH For thou art the God of my strength:
TURBULENT SITUATION why dost thou cast me off?
TRAGIC STATE why go I mourning
TYRANNICAL SUPPRESSION because of the oppression of the enemy?
OUR COMFORT AMID OUR ENVIRONMENT v.3-4
DIRECTION V.3 O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me
DEDICATION let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
IN THE GLORIFYING OF GOD Then will I go unto the altar of God,
IN THE GRATITUDE OF GOD unto God my exceeding joy
IN THE GOODNESS OF GOD yea, upon the harp will I praise thee,
IN THE GREATNESS OF GOD O God my God.
OUR CURIOSITY AROUND OUR EMOTION v.5
MY DEPRESSION Why are you cast down, O my soul?
MY DISCOURAGEMENT and why are you disquieted within me?
ANTICIPATION hope in God:
ADORATION for I shall yet praise him,
APPEARANCE who is the health of my countenance,
ATTACHMENT and my God.