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The End of the Rope

August 25, 2013 Series: Summer in the Psalms

Passage: Psalm 121:1–121:8

THE END OF THE ROPE

Psalm 121

 

I.    ______________ TO THE LORD (Ps. 121:1-2).

      A.  TURNING TO THE LORD INVOLVES:

            1.   A heart that is _______________ of God (v. 1).

 

 

            2.   A heart that __________ to God (v. 2).

 

 

      B.  TURNING FROM THE LORD INVOLVES:

            1.   _________________

 

 

                  Consequences:

  • Pride comes before a ________ (Prov. 16:18).
  • Pride ____________ God (Prov. 16:4).
  • Pride is number among the sins that God ____________ (Prov. 8:13).
  • The proud man cannot _______________ in God's presence (Isa. 2:17).
  • The proud man is ______________ by God (Jas. 4:6).

 

II.   ______________ IN THE LORD (Ps. 121:3-8).

      A.  GOD'S PROVIDENTIAL CONTROL

            1.   Divine _____________________ (vv. 3-8).

  • God ________________ his people.
  • God _____________ for the needs of his people.
  • God protects his people from __________.

 

APPLICATION

1.   Nothing can touch your life without God's ____________.

2.   God's Providential control extinguishes our __________.

3.   God's Providential control builds our ______________.

4.   When we believe the promises of God, he is greatly ____________________.

 

TRUTH POINT: When you are at the end of your rope, __________ to the LORD and _________ in the LORD.                                                   

 

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