June 30, 2024
TEXT:   Psalm 147
Introduction: Words God uses to describe a nation in His Word.
A Great Nation Genesis 12:2
A Blessed Nation Psalm 34:12
A Wicked Nation Psalm 43:1
A Lifted Nation Proverbs 14:34
A Unique Nation Psalm 147:20
I. More people worshipping God (vv. 1-2, 7)
A. Acknowledging the goodness of God in our lives (v. 1)
B. Submitting to the work of God in us (v. 2a)
C. Responding to the call of God unto us (v. 2b)
D. Appreciating the greatness of God (v. 7)
II. More people benefitting from God (vv. 3-6, 8-18)
A. Benefitting from God’s healing in our lives (v. 3)
B. Benefitting from God’s greatness in our lives (vv. 4-5)
C. Benefitting from God’s provision in our lives (vv. 6-9)
D. Benefitting from God’s pleasure from our lives (vv. 10-11)
E. Benefitting from God’s goodness enjoyed in our lives (vv. 12-18)
1. The goodness of His blessings enjoyed in our lives (vv. 12-13)
2. The goodness of His peace enjoyed in our lives (v. 14)
3. The goodness of His Word recorded for us to live in our lives (vv. 15, 18)
III. More people obeying the Word of God (vv. 18-19)
A. God has given us His Word
B. God’s power is in His Word
1. Creative power (Genesis 1)
2. Saving power (Romans 1:16-17)
3. Sustaining power (Psalm 33:4-9)
C. God wants people to have His Word
1. He made it known to His people
2. He declared His will to His people
3. He has given His verdict for eternity to all to know

>God judges sin and blesses obedience
>God sent His Son to take the judgment for our sin
>God condemns those who are without His Son to judgment in Hel