Prayer And Praise

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The Present - Psalm 123

1 Principle of the Psalm

a servants look upward

  i for commands

  ii for generosity and mercy

 b master look downward

  i with contempt or

  ii with mercy

2 Prayer of the Psalmist

 a he looks up

  i to the Lord our God enthroned in heaven

  ii for mercy

 b he is experiencing

  i from the proud - those who have enough

  ii contempt and scorn

 c timing

  i patience - for his mercy - waiting

  ii impatience - had enough - pleading

The Past - Psalm 124

3 If   then  

 a the LORD on our side

 b Israel

 c humanity against us

 d swallowed, swept and swamped

4 Blessed be the LORD

 a prey to their teeth

 b snare of the fowlers

 c our help

5 The LORD on our side

 a cross

 b resurrection

The Future


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