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Psalms 43 - NIV

1 [a]
Vindicate me, my God,
and plead my cause
against an unfaithful nation.
Rescue me from those who are
deceitful and wicked.

2 You are God my stronghold.
Why have you rejected me?
Why must I go about mourning,
oppressed by the enemy?

3 Send me your light and your faithful care,
let them lead me;
let them bring me to your holy mountain,
to the place where you dwell.

4 Then I will go to the altar of God,
to God, my joy and my delight.
I will praise you with the lyre,
O God, my God.

5

Why, my soul, are you downcast?
Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
for I will yet praise him,
my Savior and my God.


Footnotes

a. Psalms 43:1 In many Hebrew manuscripts Psalms 42 and 43 constitute one psalm.


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Luther Sexton avatar
Defeating Depression
Shared by: Luther Sexton on Nov, 2015
Summary: Describes Depression causes and cures.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 726
Ian Humphrey avatar
"WHERE IS THY GOD?"
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: "WHERE IS THY GOD?"
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 96
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HOW TO GET UP WHEN YOU'RE DOWN
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: HOW TO GET UP WHEN YOU'RE DOWN
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 157
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
A New Vision of God
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Sep, 2015
Summary: Speaking truth into raw emotion.
John McCormack avatar
OPPRESSION-DEPRESSION
Shared by: John McCormack on Mar, 2015
Summary: BELIEVERS ARE NOT IMMUNE TO OPPRESSION-DEPRESSION.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Psalms 43:2
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 259
William R. Nabaza avatar
JESUS is my Light and Truth
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Dec, 2014
Summary: To show that JESUS is our Light and Truth and He leads us in this life.
Scripture: Psalms 43:3
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 324
Tom Fuller avatar
What To Do When I Am Depressed
Shared by: Tom Fuller on Feb, 2013
Summary: Depression sometimes hits us, but we often don't know how to handle it or get out of it. In fact, we feel guilty for even being depressed. But these psalms give us some clues on what to do when we are down.
Scripture: Psalms 41:1-43:5
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 863
Jimmy Haile avatar
Hope For The Hopeless
Shared by: Jimmy Haile on Jul, 2011
Summary: Definition Of HOPE = H-aving O-nly P-ositive E-xpectation.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Psalms 43:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,036
Ed Vasicek avatar
As the Deer Panteth for the Water
Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Aug, 2010
Summary: When we are in the spiritual dessert, we need to keep in close touch with God or we will shrivel up with spiritual dehydration. The Psalmist explains his experience in the spiritual dessert, and points us in the right direction.
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 10,136
Monty Newton avatar
Holding On
Shared by: Monty Newton on Jun, 2010
Summary: Sometimes the most spiritual thing we can do is hold-on.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Views: 1,162
Joe Hayes avatar
Fight the Feelings
Shared by: Joe Hayes on Jun, 2010
Summary: If you can beat your feeling you'll beat the blues
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:12
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 675
Todd Leupold avatar
Faithful Dependence
Shared by: Todd Leupold on Apr, 2010
Summary: Why dependence on God is necessary and how it can be found and developed.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,422
Robbie Phillips avatar
Is the God you worship a happy God?
Shared by: Robbie Phillips on Jul, 2009
Summary: Rejoice in God (as He does in you)
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 43:4
Views: 732
Paul Green avatar
Prayer of Tears
Shared by: Paul Green on Jul, 2009
Summary: Tears are a language that God understands. Tears speak more about what our hearts feel than any words could ever express. When words just won’t come, it’s our tears that shout out to God.
based on 29 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 10,630
Nathan Johnson avatar
Finding Your Strength
Shared by: Nathan Johnson on Jan, 2009
Summary: God promises us strength. So why do we find ourselves more weak than strong? What can we do to ensure power for every task?
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 43:1-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,401
Ralph Andrus avatar
03 Liberated By Hope.
Shared by: Ralph Andrus on Jul, 2008
Summary: Using HOPE in our lives ❶ Seize Unbelief ❷ Admit Fear ❸ Redirect Thoughts ❹ Attitude of Praise ❺ Confident Trust ❻ Resting in His Word
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 553
Jim Erwin avatar
How God Helps You Overcome Depression
Shared by: Jim Erwin on Dec, 2007
Summary: God is bigger and stronger than any depression you may be feeling.
based on 18 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 14,974
Davon Huss avatar
Why So Downcast O My Soul?
Shared by: Davon Huss on Nov, 2007
Summary: A sermon on Psalm 42:5, 11; Psalm 43:5 about putting our hope in God. (Outline and portions adapted from articles in the Lookout Magazine [http://www.lookoutmag.com/] by authors William Richard Ezell and Victor Knowles)
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:5-43:5
Views: 2,361
Dale  Pilgrim avatar
When You Can't Get Up
Shared by: Dale Pilgrim on Aug, 2007
Summary: There are too many people who become recluse when we can’t get up. Instead of getting surrounded with people to help us, most of us try to eat the problem away or starve the problem away and stay behind closed doors.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Salvation Army
Views: 1,177
William Akehurst avatar
An Open Letter of Encouragement
Shared by: William Akehurst on Jun, 2007
Summary: When we are down and out, when things are against us, when lifes trials come our way, and try to steal our joy...We have a choice... Because there IS a Light at the end of the tunnel. Put a Song in your Heart.
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Views: 568
Richard Reid avatar
The Altar
Shared by: Richard Reid on Oct, 2006
Summary: Where is my Altar?
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 43:4
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 885
Brian Matherlee avatar
My Trials, So Hard, Will Soon Be Over
Shared by: Brian Matherlee on Oct, 2006
Summary: Everyone has trouble and the psalmist displays 3 attitudes that will allow God to draw us out of despair.
based on 23 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Wesleyan
Views: 5,950
Michael Catt avatar
Facing the Giants: Hearing God When You're Hurting
Shared by: Michael Catt on Aug, 2006
Summary: In Facing the Giants, both Grant and Brooke Taylor wrestled with depression at some point. Grant couldn’t seem to get ahead as a coach, and he felt inadequate as a husband when it came to having children. Brooke wrestled with God’s faithfulness and her de
based on 41 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Views: 5,717
Ray Searan avatar
Longing for the Lord
Shared by: Ray Searan on Feb, 2006
Summary: David was piled with problems. He was on the run. He was alone and discouraged. This was his personal “ground zero.” He’s been where some of you are today. Let’s listen in as he longs for the Lord in the midst of his troubles.
based on 52 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 7,404
Jose  Gomez Sr avatar
Building an altar unto the Lord
Shared by: Jose Gomez Sr on Aug, 2005
Summary: Every Christian needs to have a place to meet with the Lord. You will learn how to build a life of prayer and dedication to the Lord.
based on 16 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 43:4
Views: 4,963
Ralph Andrus avatar
Doubt: An Unwanted Guest
Shared by: Ralph Andrus on Aug, 2005
Summary: HOW TO DEAL With Our Doubts
based on 18 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 43:1-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 990
Charles McCall avatar
How to beat discouragement
Shared by: Charles McCall on Jul, 2005
Summary: When feeling discouraged, put your hope and trust in God.
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:11-43:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,284
David Thrower avatar
Returning to the Landmark
Shared by: David Thrower on Jan, 2005
Summary: This is a message based on personal experience and on Psalm 43:4.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Psalms 43:4
Denomination: Orthodox
Views: 459
Alan Hughes Hughes avatar
Thirsty Souls
Shared by: Alan Hughes Hughes on Oct, 2004
Summary: Have you ever been homesick? As the deer thirsts for flowing streams in times of drought, so the psalmist longed for the living God, who never fails to satisfy. While these two psalms are separate, they make up a single poem.
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-43:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,926
Robert Leroe avatar
Funeral sermon for one who committed suicide
Shared by: Robert Leroe on Jul, 2002
Summary: The tragedy of suicide, a permanent solution to a temporary problem, is that it is unnecessary--there are always other options.
based on 156 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 43:1-5
Denomination: Congregational
Views: 11,212