Summary: Because Christ is our refuge, you must love Him and walk in His ways.
I. You must develop a culture that protects its people. v. 1-10
A. Provide a place of protection (1-7).
1. It involves a safe environment.
2. It requires an accessible location.
B. Partake in God’s blessings through obedience (8-10).
1. Strive to be obedient (8-9).
2. Escape the results of disobedience (10).
II. You must develop a culture that restrains wickedness. v. 11-21
A. Purge evil (11-19).
1. Restrain it.
2. Punish it.
B. Prevent evil (20-21).
1. Provide proper examples (20).
2. Apply proper discipline (21).