Psalm 6 Outline
– David pleaded God to stop rebuke him by sending enemies to him (Psalm 6:1-3)
– David knew God loves him and that he will deliver him (Psalm 6:4-5)
– David is worn out from weeping (Psalm 6:6-7)
– David knew God has accepted his prayer (Psalm 6:8-10)
Psalm 6 Summary
In Psalm 6:1-3, David had an idea that he was pursued by the enemies because God was punishing him for his sins so now he begged God to not rebuke him and discipline him in his anger. David begged God to be merciful to him and get rid of his enemies.
In Psalm 6:4-5, David begged God to deliver him. He know God loves him and he will surely hear his prayer and deliver him from his enemies. David said people only praise God when they are in their lifetime, not in the afterlife. This is not true because everyone sing praises to God in heaven.
In Psalm 6:6-7, David is worn out from crying so much that his eyes has grown weak.
In Psalm 6:8-10, David knew that God has heard his prayer and seen his tears. He knew that God will surely deliver him from his enemies.
Psalm 6 Bible Study
1. Seek God in times of distress
David sought God’s help in times of distress. When you want something, you should tell it to God and pray about it fervently. You must keep on praying, then, God will guide you and you will get what you pray for. In Matthew 7:7, ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. In John 14:13, and whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. In John 15:7, if ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. In 1 John 3:22, and whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight. In 1 John 5:14, and this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us. In Matthew 21:22, and all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.