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Summary: To show the difference in Old and New Testament, in Old, according to performance of the person, that's why it's lacking; in New Testament, it's according to Divine effort of the LORD JESUS CHRIST on the cross of calvary.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Is it according to your human effort or divine effort?

Divine effort

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show the difference in Old and New Testament, in Old, according to performance of the person, that's why it's lacking; in New Testament, it's according to Divine effort of the LORD JESUS CHRIST on the cross of calvary.

IV. TEXT:

Psalms 33:22 (Amplified Bible)

33:22 Let Your mercy and loving-kindness, O Lord, be upon us, in proportion to our waiting and hoping for You.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for Your Goodness, Mercy and Loving-kindness to me that I am saved and full of hope coming from Your finished work on the cross, it's not me, but You that is ALL important.

VI. TITLE:

Hoping in the LORD's mercy

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Authors: Authorship of many is uncertain, generally attributed to King David.

B. Date written: c. 1440 to 450 B.C. ( From Moses to Ezra)

C. Purpose: 150 songs to praise and worship GOD

D. To whom written: Sometimes to GOD, sometimes to author

E. Main Themes: praise and worship, prayer and praise

VIII. MAIN BODY:

A. The LORD's mercy and loving-kindness is upon us

"Let Your mercy and loving-kindness, O Lord, be upon us,"

Mercy or "chesed" in Hebrew meaning:

1. kindness

2. favor, good deed, mercy, pity, reproach

Psalms 5:11-12 (Amplified Bible)

5:11 But let all those who take refuge and put their trust in You rejoice; let them ever sing and shout for joy, because You make a covering over them and defend them; let those also who love Your name be joyful in You and be in high spirits.

5:12 For You, Lord, will bless the [uncompromisingly] righteous [him who is upright and in right standing with You]; as with a shield You will surround him with goodwill (pleasure and favor).

Psalms 13:5 (Amplified Bible)

13:5 But I have trusted, leaned on, and been confident in Your mercy and loving-kindness; my heart shall rejoice and be in high spirits in Your salvation.

B. New Testament way: In proportion to what JESUS has done for us.

"in proportion to our waiting and hoping for You."

According as, In proportion or "asher" in Hebrew meaning:

1. who, which, what, that

2. when, where, because, in order that

3. whatsoever

Matthew 9:29 (Amplified Bible)

9:29 Then He touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith and trust and reliance [on the power invested in Me] be it done to you;

According or "kata" in Greek meaning:

1. after

2. according

According to what JESUS has done on the cross, that's Perfect Sacrifice, we received everything from Him not according to our performance.

1 Corinthians 1:29-31 (Amplified Bible)

1:29 So that no mortal man should [have pretense for glorying and] boast in the presence of God.

1:30 But it is from Him that you have your life in Christ Jesus, Whom God made our Wisdom from God, [revealed to us a knowledge of the divine plan of salvation previously hidden, manifesting itself as] our Righteousness [thus making us upright and putting us in right standing with God], and our Consecration [making us pure and holy], and our Redemption [providing our ransom from eternal penalty for sin].


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