Summary: To show that GOD is our Lawyer who can both plead our cause, redeem us, revive us and give us life according to His WORDS.
Do you have a Lawyer in Heaven?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that GOD is our Lawyer who can both plead our cause, redeem us, revive us and give us life according to His WORDS.
Psalms 119:154 (Amplified Bible)
119:154 Plead my cause and redeem me; revive me and give me life according to Your word.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS, for Our Redeemer is You and You're Strong, You have pleaded our case, defended our cause, given rest to us and unrest to our enemies. You have quivered my enemies with great turmoil, great fear and great anger making them unhealthy and shortening their life span. You are our Lawyer who can both plead our cause, redeem us, revive us and give us life according to His WORDS.
Plead and deliver me
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. Plead my cause and redeem me
"Plead my cause and redeem me;"
Plead or "ryb rub" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to toss; grapple, wrangle
2. to defend
3. wrangle - To dispute angrily; to quarrel peevishly and noisily; to brawl
4. grapple - close fight or embrace
5. complain, contend, debate, lay wait, plead, rebuke, strike, (thoroughly)
Cause is "ryb rib" in Hebrew meaning:
1. contest (personal or legal)
2. contention, controversy, pleading, strife, suit
Redeem, deliver or "gaal" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to redeem
2. be the next of kin
3. buy back a relative's property
4. avenger, deliver, ransom, purchase, revenger
Psalms 35:1 (Amplified Bible)
35:1 [A Psalm] of David. CONTEND, O Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me!
Jeremiah 50:34 (Amplified Bible)
50:34 Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of hosts is His name. He will surely and thoroughly plead their case and defend their cause, that He may give rest to [the land of Israel and to the Babylonian-enslaved nations of] the earth, but unrest to the inhabitants of Babylon.
1 Samuel 17:47 (Amplified Bible)
17:47 And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saves not with sword and spear; for the battle is the Lord’s, and He will give you into our hands.
The LORD fights our battles not us, no reason for us to be stress if our enemies are just around, the LORD is the One contending with them. He wrestles with them like in UFC fighting.
B. Revive and give me life according to Your WORD
"revive me and give me life according to Your word."
Quicken, revive or "chayah" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to live
2. to revive
3. keep alive
4. nourish up
6. quicken, recover, repair, restore, revive, be whole
Psalms 119:25 (Amplified Bible)
119:25 My earthly life cleaves to the dust; revive and stimulate me according to Your word!
Psalms 143:11 (Amplified Bible)
143:11 Save my life, O Lord, for Your name’s sake; in Your righteousness, bring my life out of trouble and free me from distress.