Summary: God's Perfect Book
Psalm 19 v 1 - 14 God's Perfect Book 7 The law of the LORD is perfect,
- THREE WAYS TO SEE GOD. (1-14)
1. In the Sky - His work - Reveals His Glory.
2. In the Scriptures. -His word - Reveals His Goodness.
3. In the Saint. - His walk - Reveals His Grace.
I. God’s Word Offers The Greatest Possession! :10 “More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold!”
“Gold Is Good, Fine Gold Is Better, Much Fine Gold Is Best, Yet God’s Word Is Better Than The Best, And More To Be Desired!” (Scroggie)
Truett, however, simply said, How much do you have in that direction?
II. Offers The Greatest Pleasure! 10 “Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb!”
“Honey is good, and droppings of the honeycomb are very sweet, but the Word of God is sweeter still!” (Scroggie)
III. Offers The Greatest Protection! :11 “Moreover by them is thy servant warned!”
A Jew Wanted To Poison & Kill Martin Luther - A Friend Sent A Warning To Luther Along With A Portrait Of The Killer! This Is What God’s Word Does! It Warns Us By Painting A Portrait Of Everything That Seeks To Bring Us Out Of God’s Will & Work!
A Portrait Of The World, Our Own Flesh & The Devil!
• DL Moody: “The scriptures were not given for our information but our transformation.”
IV. Offers The Greatest Profit! :11 “And in keeping of them there is great reward!”
Not Just “For” Keeping Them! But “In” Keeping Them!
V. God’s Word Offers The Greatest Probe! :12 - “Who can understand his errors?”
1 Cor 11:28 “let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup!”
2 Corinthians 13:5 - “Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?”
How Are We To Do This? Through The Use Of God’s Word!
Psalm 139:23-24 - “Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!”
VI. God’s Word Offers The Greatest Purification! 12 - “Cleanse thou me from secret faults!”
There Are Sins Known To Ourselves, But Not Known To The World!
There Are Sins Known To The World, But Not To Us!
There Are Sins Neither Known To Us, Nor To The World, But Which Are Known To God!
But God’s Word Can Cleanse Us From The Deepest Stain!
Hebrews 4:12-13 - “For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do!”
Eph 5:26 - “That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word!”