Summary: FOR TIMES OF TRIAL
Psalms 11 FOR TIMES OF TRIAL The Problem - 11:1-3 DAVID'S BIG ADVANTAGE The Statement - 11:1 In the LORD put I my trust: DAVID'S BAD ADVICE The Safety - 11:1 how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain? The Stress - 11:2 For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, The Secrecy - 11:2 that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart. The Solution - 11:3 If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?The Perspective - 11:4-6 DAVID'S BLESSED ASSISTANCE (a) Where the Lord Sits The Lord Is Dealing With Every Sin - 11:4 The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD’S throne is in heaven: The Lord Is Detecting Every Sin - 11:4 his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men. (b) What the Lord Sees The Lord Is Diagnosing Every Sin - 11:5 The LORD trieth the righteous: The Lord Is Disapproving Every Sin - 11:5 but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth. (c) What the Lord Sends The Lord Is Disciplining Every Sin - 11:6 Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup. The Peace - 11:7 DAVID'S BOLD ASSURANCE The Character of The Lord - 11:7 For the righteous LORD The Capacity of The Lord - 11:7 loveth righteousness; The Countenance of The Lord - 11:7 his countenance doth behold the upright.