Be Still My Soul

Scripture Passage: 
Psalm 62
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Introduction

Bible Unmolested – During the American Civil War, one of the Baptist church buildings in northeast Tennessee, Mossy Creek, was “irreparably damaged. Troops were quartered near this church at different times during the war. A soldier in the Eleventh New Hampshire Regiment, who was at Mossy Creek during February, 1864, recorded the treatment that had been given the church’s facilities by the invading armies.

  1. WAIT UPON GOD (Psalm 62:1-4
    1. He is our Salvation (Psalm 62:1-2)
      1. The source of our salvation (Psalm 62:1)
      2. The essence of our salvation (Psalm 62:2)
    2. He is our Security (Psalm 62:2)
      1. His is our defense   
      2. shall not be greatly moved (2Timothy 2:13) – our practice
    3. He is our Stability (Psalm 62:3-4)
      1. Among those who shall fall (Psalm 62:3)
      2. Among those who are frauds (Psalm 62:4)
  2. WAIT ONLY UPON GOD (Psalm 62:5-7)
    1. His our Only Relief (Psalm 62:5)
      1. He is the only God (Isaiah 44:6, 8)
      2.   He is our only expectation (Romans 8:19-23)
    2. He is our Only Rock (Psalm 62:6)
      1. “He only is my rock” (Deuteronomy 32:3-4, 31)
      2.  “I shall not be moved” (Psalm 16:8)
    3. He is our Only Refuge (Psalm 62:7)
      1. Our glory (Psalm 3:3)
      2. Our strength
      3. Our refuge (Psalm 91:1-2, 9-10)
  3. TRUST IN HIM AT ALL TIMES (Psalm 62:8-12)
    1. In Times of Despair (Psalm 62:8)
      1. When your heart is broken
      2. When you need a hiding place (Psalm 32:7; Isaiah 32:2)
    2. In Times of High Degree (Psalm 62:9; Philippians 4:12)
      1. Remember the vanity of all men
      2. They are altogether lighter than vanity
    3. In Times of Desire (Psalm 62:10)
      1. When tempted to oppress
      2. When tempted to steal
      3. When blessed with honest increase (Proverbs 23:4-5; 1Timothy 6:17-19)
    4.   In Times of Doubt (Psalm 62:11)
      1. The proclamation of God’s word
      2. The power of God’s might (Romans 13:1)
    5. In Times of Discouragement (Psalm 62:12)
      1. God’s mercy toward our sins
      2. God’s reward toward our obedience

Conclusion

A Drunkard Brought to God

David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 17:1

Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.