Psalm 3 Outline
– David lamented about having so many enemies (Psalm 3:1-2)
– David trusted that God acts as a shield from his enemies (Psalm 3:3-4)
– David know God will protect him even if tens of thousands attack him from every side (Psalm 3:5-6)
– David pleaded with God to rescue him from Absalom (Psalm 3:7)
– David looked to God as his sole deliverer (Psalm 3:8)
Psalm 3 Summary
In Psalm 3:1-2, Psalm 3 is a psalm that David write when he fled from his son, Absalom who tried to overpower the kingdom. David lamented that he has so many enemies. Many people say God will not deliver David.
In Psalm 3:3-4, David trusted in God as a shield around him. He believed God will hear his prayer and deliver him from his enemies.
In Psalm 3:5-6, David is not afraid even if tens of thousands attacked him on every side because he believed God will hear his prayer and deliver him.
In Psalm 3:7, David pleaded with God to deliver him from the hands of Absalom.
In Psalm 3:8, David knew that deliverance come from God so he will always look to him for deliverance in times of troubles.
Psalm 3 Bible Study
1. God is our deliverer
God is our deliverer. We should cast all our anxieties on God because God cares for us (1 Peter 5:7). A Christian’s life is not without problem. God put problems in our lives to build us up so that we can grow strong in faith in him (John 16:33). In Psalm 37:5-6, commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. In 1 Peter 5:7, casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. In Psalm 55:22, cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved. In Proverbs 16:3, commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.