The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will take me safely to his heavenly kingdom. Lord, intervene for me. FEATURE SERMON; TEXT-FEATURE; Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. And Saul sought him every day, but God did not give [David] into [Saul's] hand.". For the good that. Doeg was a Edomite, not even a Jew - Doeg who had slaughtered the Levitical priests who were consecrated to the Lord was a stranger not even a countryman. God save me from Hypocrisy and gossip I call prayer. So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus. And I’m not asking you for anything I won’t do myself. The first is Augustine's anguished cry, "Lord, save me from that evil man—myself." 28Peter answered him, "Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water." As Jesus says, "Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you. Even though Saul sought him every day David felt secure because the wilderness of Ziph was called the wilderness of Ziph for the Ziphites who lived there and the Ziphites were unlike the Philistines of Gath who were David's enemies and from whom there would be an expectation that they might betray or kill him for the things David had done in the past to their people. There are thoughts in my head telling me I’m evil, that I am here forever, that God no longer loves me or can help me. David asks this as he run from Saul. Will Saul come down, as your servant has heard? God save me from trying to be the most spiritual so other around me can be put down. Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable in Your sight O Lord. "Will God do for me what He did for me before?" May it be also upon your lips. _______________________________________________________________________,  1 Samuel 22:3 1 Samuel 23:7 1 Samuel 23:10-12 1 Samuel 23:14 A Commentary on Psalms 1-72, John F. Burg, Northwestern Publishing House 2004, pg 530-531. "Can I still trust God?" Lord, save me.” And God does it. . King Saul was a Benjaminite he was not of the house of Judah, And then there were men like Saul's servant Doeg who killed the priests of Nob after David had fled from there to Gath. How tempting it is to take matters into your own hands, to personally plot to punish the one who turned on you; to do something; to get back at them; to fight. How will David be vindicated? Romans 12:2 September 12, 2011. Peter knew that he had no hope without the Lord and therefore he cries Lord, Save ME. A greeting of friendship and brotherhood, of affection and love turned on its head and made into a deadly kiss bringing death and crucifixion. Jon Bloom ( @Bloom_Jon ) serves as teacher and co-founder of Desiring God. Both men had been anointed by the prophet Samuel and King Saul out of jealousy over David's popularity with the people wanted David dead. For what I am doing, I do not understand. but when I face reality, I wanted to I face reality, I wanted to give up but the Lord saved me give up but the Lord saved me from myself and when he saved from myself and when he saved me from myself … Lucas Andre Albrecht /, For us there is One God / 1 Corinthians 8.1-13 / Pr. O God, hear my prayer; give ear to the words of my mouth. For He has delivered me from every trouble, and my eye has looked in triumph on my enemies.". O God, hear my prayer; give ear to the words of my mouth." 29He said, "Come." God save me from seeking the lost as a notch on my belt or a bragging point. Sermon Title: “I am not in this thing by myself” Acts 26:19-26 (KJV) There are moments in our lives that we feel completely alone.. We feel as though no one knows what we are going through… There are people that feel feelings of abandonment.. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. How often we forget that Jesus is standing mere inches in front of us. 1- The Lord has answered my prayers (4) 2- The Lord saved me from my troubles (6) 3- The Lord blessed me with good (7-10) Scripture: Psalms 34:1-22. For [my tribesmen, the Ziphites, have become] strangers [to me and] have risen against me; ruthless men [these Ziphites and Saul and his men like Doeg the Edomite] seek my life; they do not set God before themselves." Why praise the Lord? Me, myself and I. Todd Nelson. Rev. When David says, "vindicate me!" To add insult to injury David was even carrying Goliath's sword, the sword with which he'd cut off Goliath's head. Somebody Save Me From Myself. . The great Almighty spoke this world, created this world out of nothing [Genesis 1:1-23]. Because, if you give me strength, I'm gonna need bail money to go with it" or "Lord please give me patience, because if you give me strength I may just beat someone to death." Save me anew to yourself every day. Let’s pray. Specifically, what has the Lord done for us? Have you found yourself in a situation where you have been betrayed by someone who you should have been able to depend on? Now come down, O king, according to all your heart's desire to come down, and our part shall be to surrender him into the king's hand.” And Saul [from whom the Spirit of the LORD had departed] said, “May you be blessed by the LORD, for you have had compassion on me. God save me from preaching from my heart and not yours. Today people might say that the Ziphites were, "throwing [David] under the bus," the tires of the bus were about the run right over David and Saul was at the steering wheel. O God, hear my prayer; give ear to the words of my mouth. Squareflo.com, Lord Save Me From My Friends - Psalm 54 Sermon April Prayer Service, Pray, Preach, Provide / Mark 1; Isaiah 40 / Pr. Pr. There David is in the wilderness of Ziph with his men trying to keep a low profile with the Ziphites - who have become ruthless strangers - spying on David, actively seeking his death, participating in a manhunt for King Saul, will David be saved? These you take out with a mere finger. On the internet you will occasionally see memes that are meant as jokes but in which there is a good kernel of truth, they often go like this, "Lord give me patience . Being careful is good, but I want to be careful to be faithful. [And] as Saul and his men were closing in on David and his men to capture them," you can almost hear David praying, "O God, save me by Your name, and vindicate me by Your might. They were supposed to give him shelter, protection and love. Crisis of the Spirit Filled Life by Paris Reidhead. Through his running, through this experience of being protected by God even in Gath with its many enemies, David learned the truth expressed in Psalm 34 when it says: "Blessed is the man who takes refuge in the LORD," and not in his own schemes. Save Me From Myself Fifth, and final in a series on Spiritual Warfare. the question, "What will God do for me?" Jesus suffered all, even death on the cross to give the victory. There are people that live in nursing home and people that suffer from emptiness. he puts it into God's hands, he takes it out of his own. R ead Romans 7:7-25. For strangers have risen against me; ruthless men seek my life; they do not set God before themselves." "—Romans 10:13 It has been said by an eminent divine that many of us in preaching the word suppose too great knowledge in our hearers. Then I will go with you. Christ Centred, Cross Focused: Jesus Crucified and Risen for you. And with great appreciation, acknowledging the hand of God in his escape that day, you can hear the conclusion of Psalm 54, knowing that the Lord had removed David's enemies from his path and made him King of Israel in place of Saul. This is an example for us to do the same. " In fact they plotted His death and, "cried out, 'Away with Him, away with Him, crucify Him! In Psalm 54 it is like David is praying, 'Save me from the kiss of death, save me from the backstabbers, save me from my Frenemies, save me from being thrown under the bus!". David hearing that Saul and Saul's men had come down to seek him sought refuge at a mountain in the Arabah to the south of Jeshimon. Ted Giese, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina SK. Psalm 54 - Lord Save Me From My Friends. David had clearly learned something from his past experience and sought out a more friendly group of people to hide amongst, you see the Ziphites were family, they were a clan in David's own tribe, the tribe of Judah. ~Matthew 14:28-30 28 And Peter answered him, "Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water." We may have prevented an outbreak. I’m so torn up. I will to do, I do not do; but the evil I will not to do, that. Peter McIntyre. King Saul heard this news and planned to attack, lay siege to the city and destroy David once and for all. Reality feels unreal and dark. Ted Giese, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina SK. The Lord was ready to save me: therefore we will sing my songs to the stringed instruments all the days of our life in the house of the Lord. Day by day His tender mercy,Healing, helping, full and free,Brought me lower while I whispered,Less of self, and more of Thee.Less of self, and more of Thee,Less of self, and more or Thee,Brought me lower while I whispered,Less of self, and more of Thee.4. God save me from serving you to be rewarded by men God save me from preaching what others should do and not doing it myself God save me from Hypocrisy and gossip I call prayer God save me from ministering in your name but not calling on you by name each day Yes I believe it was not Kevin at the end but he is quoting a good old hymn, possibly newton. 30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, "Lord, save me." The second is the well known prayer of an early Wesleyan preacher, James Spence: "Lord, save me from that good man—James Spence." Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I … See therefore and take note of all the lurking places where he hides, and come back to me with sure information. God save me from praying only for my sins, myself, my work, my ministry, my stuff. He doesn't want to do violence against Saul. Mount Olive Lutheran Church - Regina, SK. Pr. He created the light out of darkness [Genesis 1:1-4]. A Simply Sermon for Seeking Souls "Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. " Until he knew what God would do for him. This is also called being, "Backstabbed" a term that comes from the assassination of Julius Caesar when even his close friend Brutus along with many other close and trusted advisors literally stabbed Julius Caesar in the back killing him in Rome on March 15, in the year 44 BC. God does it! Keep me from the danger in me and keep me from the danger in evil men.”. Colossians 3:12 NASB95. Lord, Please Save Me from Myself By Pastor Rudy Sheptock Mar 22, 2017 NOTE: The Cape May County Herald is offering full coverage of the COVID-19 … He creates life out of death. So what happened with David in the end? This small portion of a much longer prayer is a recognition of my need(s). God save me from preaching what others should do and not doing it myself. Ah, ah, Lord save me from myself Electric sun keep shining Ripen daughters of the chrome This world is where I breathe Let it never be called home Where the vultures make the money Is where our bodies fell Ah, ah, Lord save me from myself Where the vultures make the money Yeah, I'm bored with that as well Ah, ah, ah, Lord save me from myself This message explores how a lack of repentance, and humility can make ourselves our own worst enemy. 29 He said, "Come." Sounds like John Newton! Literal Standard Version and the LORD will free me from every evil work, and will save [me]—to His heavenly kingdom; to whom [is] the glory through the ages of the ages! This is a message of hope – in that God hears us. Good Christian Friends. Go, make yet more sure. When all looked lost God saved David from certain death, God does this for David by not sparing His own Son on the mount of Calvary, at Golgotha. For this reason Psalm 54 is not just David's prayer it is your prayer to, your prayer in times of trouble, your prayer when those who should be for you are against you. Yes, Lord save me from demons, and Satan himself - which are most hideous. Saul said, “God has given [David] into my hand, for [David] has shut himself in by entering a town that has gates and bars.” What Saul didn't know was that at the urging of his men David had prayed asking God, “O LORD, the God of Israel, [I] your servant [have] heard [from a trustworthy source] that Saul seeks to come to Keilah, to destroy the city on my account. Will the men of Keilah surrender me into his hand? "vindicate me!" Lord, be merciful to me, a sinner [Luke 18:13]. His prayer here is, primarily, for deliverance from this impending danger, as appears clearly from the following verse, Save me for thy mercys' sake. 17:9). “Lord, Save Me!” Matthew 14:22-36 The context of this familiar passage of Scripture is another familiar passage, the passage in Matthew 14:13-21 which describes how Jesus fed a great multitude of 5000 with just 5 small loaves of bread and two small fish. But knowledge alone will not save us and knowledge alone will certainly not change us. But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. God, Save Me From Myself: A Late Night Prayer God save me from the love of myself. This is the great exchange: Jesus for David, Jesus for you. That I am worthless and not even God can save me. Either a repetition of the preceding prayer in other words, or an enlargement of it so as to include … But Lord what I fear most - save me from the most horrible of all - myself. Our prayer: “Save Me From Myself” – as Unbelievers and Believers Matt. I find myself being ungodly at times without being aware of it. © 2021 Mount Olive Lutheran Church - All rights reserved. Denomination: Christian/Church Of Christ Now we start to see the heartbreaking nature of this prayer for help. That is what God has done, that is what God has done for David, that is what God has done for you. " So David prays "save me, vindicate me." Hurry up lord and help me. Know and see the place where his foot is, and who has seen him there, for it is told me that [David] is very cunning. 1 O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me: Look at how often David called to God in his distress. Intercede for me. Ultimately the Lord provided everlasting vindication by allowing Himself to betrayed unto death in David's place, in your place, on that Rock of Golgotha, the Rock of Escape. NET Bible They ended up in "the strongholds in the wilderness, in the hill country of the wilderness of Ziph. You are saved in Him and by Him, you are vindicated both now, on The Last Day and for eternity in Him and by Him. In our sermon on Psalm 34 we heard about David's running from the safety of the company of Ahemelech and the priests of Nob and how in his running he'd done about the stupidest thing that a person could do, he'd put himself in the worst kind of danger, he'd foolishly risked everything seeking refuge in the court of Achish the king of Gath, in the hometown of Goliath the giant who David had personally killed. He will return the evil to my enemies; in Your faithfulness put an end to them. For He has delivered me from every trouble.  1 Samuel 16:14 1 Samuel 23:19-24 Psalm 145:8 Matthew 5:44 1 Samuel 23:26 1 Samuel 23:26-28 Mark 15:22 John 1:11  John 19:15 John 19:41 Acts 4:12 Romans 8:31-32. O God, hear my prayer; give ear to the words of my mouth. How deeply it cuts you to find that friend, that family member, the love of your life, plotting against you. I freeze up in so many situations. "Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side of the mountain. I easily sink into fear at what’s to come, the sickness and unhealthy days that I am “volunteering” for. 'Lord, Save Me From Myself' Read as Single Page Page 1 of 2 A s a child I often felt driven not only to succeed, but also to be noticed by my parents and my peers. And Lord willing, next Sunday, we can return to our building. Lord, save me! God save me from love of Praise. Higher than the highest heaven,Deeper than the deepest sea,Lord, Thy love at last has conquered:None of self, and all of Thee.None of self, and all of Thee,None of self, and all of Thee,Lord, Thy love at last has conquered:None of self, and all of Thee., _________________SI Moderator - Greg Gordon. ", Years later David's prayer is set to music and sung in the Temple built by his son Solomon. Standing on top of the things overwhelming us, ready to reach out His nail-marked hand and save us. 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