Psalm 138 Outline
– David will offer praises to God with all his heart (Psalm 138:1-3)
– May all the kings offer praises to God (Psalm 138:4-5)
– God increases the lowly and decreases the haughty (Psalm 138:6-8)
Psalm 138 Summary
In Psalm 138:1-3, David will praise and sing to God sincerely with all his heart. He wanted to bow down to God and praise God’s love and faithfulness for God is exalted above all things, his name and his word. When David cried out to God in prayer, God answered him and this made him bold against his enemies.
In Psalm 138:4-5, may all the kings of the earth offer praises to God when they hear God’s words. May they sing about God’s ways because God’s glory is great.
In Psalm 138:6-8, God always exalt those who are humble and bring down those who are proud. David thanked God for listening to his prayer when he was facing trouble and saved him from his enemies. God, the creator of all things did not abandon David but saved him.
Psalm 138 Bible Study
1. Be humble
Christians must always be humble and give all glory to God. Christians must be thankful to God for everything they have including wealth, job, family and etc. In Matthew 23:12, and whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted. In James 4:6, but he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.