Sunday, Apr 23, 2017
Dare I Ask for More?
Speaker: Todd Murray
Passage: Psalm 36:1-12
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In this psalm, we view two portraits contrasting the nature of man and God. These detailed descriptions of God and man form the basis for David’s prayer for God’s continued loyal love.

 

I. A Detailed Portrait of Man’s Corruption (vs. 1-4)

A. Their Beliefs (vs. 1-2)

1. They do not Fear God (vs. 1b)

 

 

2. They are Self-Deceived (vs. 2)

 

 

B. Their Words (vs. 3a)

 

 

         C. The Actions (vs. 3b-4)

 

 

II. A Detailed Portrait of God’s Perfection (vs. 5-9)

A.     His Attributes are Unfathomable (vs. 5-6b)

 

 

 

B.    His Blessings are Unfathomable (vs. 6c-9)

 

C.     David’s Prayer in the light of God’s Perfection (vs. 10-12)

1.     Request for All of God’s People (vs. 10)

 

 

2.     Requests for Himself in Particular (vs. 11-12)