Pastor Jon Rumley - 22/04/2018

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THE WORD OF GOD IN THE CHILD OF GOD: RESH

AGITATED PRAYER

PSALM 119:153-160

“If God intended for all the days of your life to be easy, they would be. No, in grace, he intends for your days to be his tools of refinement.”[1] (Paul Tripp)

[1] Tripp, P. D. (2014). New morning mercies: a daily gospel devotional. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

1A. PRAYER BECOMES AGITATED AS WE SEEK TO LIVE ACCORDING TO THE WORD. 119:153-154

1B. THE WORD IS THE FUNDAMENTAL ISSUE FOR THE BELIEVER’S LIFE. 153b, 154b

2B. THAT ISSUE RESULTS IN DESPERATE NEED FOR GRACE.

Five petitions that arise from Scripture:

1C. “LOOK ON MY AFFLICTION”

2C. “DELIVER ME”

3C. “PLEAD MY CAUSE”

4C. “REDEEM ME”

5C. “REVIVE ME”

2A. PRAYER BECOMES AGITATED WITH GROWING ANTAGONISM FROM THE WORLD. 119:155-158

1B. REJECTION OF THE WORD IS THE BASIS OF REJECTING SALVATION. 119:155, 158

2B. TRUSTING IN THE WORD LEADS TO MERCY. 119:156-157

3A. PRAYER BECOMES AGITATED AS WE GROW IN OUR PASSION. 119:159-160

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