OUR PROBLEMS ARE GODS POSSIBILITIES PSALMS 3
OUR TROUBLERS v.1-2
THEIR INCREASE v.1
Lord, how are they increased that trouble me!
Wow! We have a lot of enemies, Lord!
O Lord, how many are our foes!
Guide us out of all discouragement
Stop us from being victims of self pity
Energize us from wilting in weariness
Strengthen us by Your Spirit
to advance in stressful situations
to respond appropriately
to bear Spirit fruit of character
In our medical problems
In our multiple challenges
uplift us by Your grace
Discipline us to overcome our struggles
Our scraps with our weight
Our scuffles with besetting issues
Purify us from Perfectionism
Sensitize us to walk in Your light
Stimulate our mind
to fight all procrastination
to battle all delays
In our desire to please others
show us how to put You first
many are they that rise up against us
When others are rising up against us
guide each of our moves
It feels like the whole world has suddenly turned against us!
God! Look! Help!
Enemies past counting!
Enemies sprouting up like weeds defiance germinating everywhere
Enable us to bless our enemies
THEIR INTENSIFICATION v.2
Many there be which say of our soul
God won’t deliver us
Show us Your salvation in each predicament
Throngs of angry people They thirst for our blood!
They chase after us shouting
Mobs of them all around us
Enable us to respond appropriately
There is no help for us in God. Selah.
They imply, Not even God can help us!
Reveal Your compassionate help
They roar their mockery
Hah! No help for Him from God!
Keep us trusting and praying
OUR TRUST v. 3-4
OUR PROTECTION v.3
But You, O Lord, are our shield
Show us Your shield of Angels around us
But none of this matters
it all falls on deaf ears
You, O Lord, are our protector
Let us rejoice in Your protection
Let us revel in Your provision
You’re our source of strength,
Give us an energetic spiritual boost
You’re our reason to believe!
Develop us in full confidence in You
You’re our shield us on all sides;
You ground our feet
You Stabilize our every step
by Your Spirit life within us
You’re the lifter up of our head
Fill us with a glow of countenance
From Your wonderful presence
You lift our head high
Lift us above the fray of adversity
Lift us to sing praises in gratitude
OUR PLEA v.4
We cried to the Lord with our voice
Every single time we need You, Lord,
With all our might we shout to You
You hear us out of Your holy hill.
You’re there without fail!
Your answers thunder from the holy mountain
OUR TEST v. 5-6
SILENT NIGHT v.5
We laid down and slept;
we sleep without fear
We stretch ourself out. We sleep
We awaked; for the Lord sustained us
We wake up refreshed Lord,
ready to spend another day
in Your life-giving arms
Then we’re up again rested
Then we’re tall & steady
SURROUNDING NUMBERS v.6
We will not be afraid of 10k of people,
that have set themselves against us
OUR TRIUMPH v. 7-8
POWERFUL POSSIBILITIES v.7
Arise, O Lord; save us, O God
Up, God! Our God, help us!
for You have smitten all our enemies
on the cheek bone;
You have broken the teeth of
Slap their faces, First this cheek,
then the other cheek
Push Your fist hard through their teeth!
Make us Fearless before the enemy mobs Coming at us from all sides
PRESENT PROMISES v.8
Salvation belongs to the Lord
Your blessing is on Your people
But You are a shield around us,
O Lord; You bestow glory on us
Father, You lift up our head.
Every single time we cry to You,
You answer us from Your holy hill
Real help comes from You God
Your blessing clothes Your people!