In the Day of Trouble
1. Blessed are they that have an Honest Relationship with God.
a. They know God personally.
You are my God.
b. They know God persuasively.
You, Lord, are good...ready to forgive...abundant in mercy to all those who call upon You 5
there is none like You, O Lord 8
Your are great 10
You alone are God. 10
You, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, Longsuffering and abundant in mercy and truth. 15
c. They know God particularly.
14 of the 17 verses reference the name of God
LORD/JEHOVAH 4 times
God/Elohim 5 times
Lord/Adonai 7 times
2. Blessed are they that have a Healthy Appetite for God's will. v.11
a. Are we teachable? Teach me your way, O Lord Acts 18:24-28
b. Are we bendable? I will walk in your truth.
c. Are we agreeable? Unite my heart to fear Your name.
3. Blessed are they that Humbly yet Boldly approach God's Throne of Grace.
2nd Corinthians 5:21