Psalm 116 Outline
– The psalmist love God because he always answer his prayer (Psalm 116:1-2)
– The psalmist felt anguish about his problem (Psalm 116:3-4)
– God is compassionate and fair (Psalm 116:5-6)
– The psalmist is able to find rest and peace because God help him (Psalm 116:7)
– God has delivered him from all his problems (Psalm 116:8-11)
– The psalmist questioned how he can repay God (Psalm 116:12-14)
– Precious are the souls of the saints to God (Psalm 116:15-16)
– The psalmist wanted to sacrifice a thank offering to God (Psalm 116:17-19)
Psalm 116 Summary
In Psalm 116:1-2, the psalmist love the Lord because he always hear and answer his prayer. Because God always hear his prayer, he will always call on him.
In Psalm 116:3-4, the psalmist felt anguish when he face problem. Then, he cried out to God and God saved him.
In Psalm 116:5-6, God is gracious and righteous. He always protects the simple hearted who trust in God naively. God has always been hearing his prayer and responding to his cries by sending salvation.
In Psalm 116:7, the psalmist is able to find rest and peace because God help him.
In Psalm 116:8-11, God has delivered him from all his problems and saved his life so that he can continue to live until this day. All his friends did not come to his help when he has problem. But God has helped him every time he call out to him.
In Psalm 116:12-14, the psalmist questioned how he can repay God for the kindness he show to him. He promised to fulfill all the vows he made to God.
In Psalm 116:15-16, precious are the souls of the saints to God. The psalmist know that he is truly Gods servant and that God has delivered him from his trouble.
In Psalm 116:17-19, the psalmist wanted to sacrifice a thank offering to God to thank him for showing kindness to him and helping him in times of trouble. He want to fulfill his vows to God.
Psalm 116 Bible Study
1. Cast your burdens to God
The psalmist knew to surrender all his problems to God through prayer. Whenever you face a problem, you should discuss it with God and let him help you. Everything is possible with God. If it is God’s will, God will surely answer your prayer and give you what you ask for. In 1 Peter 5:7, casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. In Matthew 6:34, take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. In Matthew 11:28, come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.