Summary: A Guest In God's House
Psalm 15 A Guest In God's House
Bringing back the Ark (Uzzah Perished)
God's People should be :-
(a) A Happy People (Rejoicing with the Ark) God's Presence
(b) A Holy People Selfward, Manward, Godward.
(c) A Heavenly People
1. David's Worship - 15:1, LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? A Pilgrim Worshipper v.1 LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? (tent - temporary Abram) Who shall be a guest in thy tent? A Permanent Worshipper 1 who shall dwell in thy holy hill? (hill - Permanent) David's Desire was to build a Tabernacle Hebrews 11:10 For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God. A Perfect Worshipper who shall abide ie. A Right Concept Of God A Right Concept Of Guilt (Of Man) A Right Concept Of Grace (In Salvation)
2. David's Walk - 15:2 He that walketh uprightly, (a) His Works v. 2 walketh uprightly (as a perfect sin offering without blemish) (b) His Words - 15:2 and speaketh the truth in his heart. His Secret Words v.2 speaketh the truth in his heart His Spoken Words v. 3 He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour. He Is Restrained 3 He that backbiteth not with his tongue (No Gossiper) He Is Righteous nor doeth evil to his neighbour (No Troublemaker) evil (One who breaks up what is good and desirable) He Is Respectful 4 In whose eyes a vile person is contemned;but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. (No Fool) Vile Silversmith Dross. He Discerns the difference He Is Reliable v.4 He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not. (Jim Vaus in California not Boston, Brink's Robbery)
3. David's Ways - 15:5 He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved. They Were Fair He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. They Were Fixed He that doeth these things shall never be moved. They Were Favoured Psalm 23 He Shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever. CHARACTERISTICS OP UPRIGHT- GODLY I. The Upright Walk Right- v. 2 II. The Upright Work Right- v. 2 III. The Upright Will Right- v. 3 IV. The Upright Do What's Right- v. 4
C. Business V. The Upright Will Be Rewarded Right- v.5 He that doeth these things shall never be moved.