Psalm 60 Outline
– David felt God has rejected the Israelites (Psalm 60:1-3)
– God will raise a banner and unite the Israelites army (Psalm 60:4)
– David pleaded God to save the Israelites (Psalm 60:5-8)
– David prayed for God to guide the Israelites’ army (Psalm 60:9-12)
Psalm 60 Summary
In Psalm 60:1-3, David felt God has rejected the Israelites by sending the Aramites and Edomites to attack them. David pleaded God to relent from his anger and restore Israel.
In Psalm 60:4, but God will raise a banner and unite the Israelites to make one strong army against the enemy for the sake of the few Israelites that were faithful to God.
In Psalm 60:5-8, David pleaded God to save the Israelites and deliver them from the enemies. David believed that the enemies will be conquered because God has already said he will deliver the Israelites. Therefore, David now offered praises to God based on his faith that God will deliver the Israelites.
In Psalm 60:9-12, David prayed for God to guide the Israelites’ army against the enemy armies so that they will gain victory against their enemies.
Psalm 60 Bible Study
1. Always Trust in God’s Promises
David offered thanksgiving to God in advanced after God told him that he will deliver the enemy armies into the Israelites army. We should always hold on to God’s promises and keep on praying and wait patiently upon God until God fulfill it in our lives. After praying, you should avoid saying negative things such as grumbling, complaining, get angry or say disappointing things.
In 1 Thessalonians 5:18, in every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. Ephesians 5:20, giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. In James 3:6, and the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
In Philippians 4:8-9, finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you. In 1 Corinthians 10:10, neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.
In 2 Corinthians 10:4-5, (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. In 1 Peter 5:8, be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour