The Persecuted Life

July 31, 2022 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Psalm 119

Passage: Psalm 119:49–56

Main Idea: The Word of the Lord serves as a great provision in the midst of persecution.

The Word Provides Hope and Comfort in the Face of Persecution

  • 49 Remember your word to your servant, in which you have made me hope.
    • Lamentations 3:22–24
  • 50, 52 This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life. When I think of your rules from of old, I take comfort, O Lord.
    • 2 Corinthians 1:3–7

The Word Reveals the Character and Foolishness of Our Persecutors

  • 51 The insolent utterly deride me, but I do not turn away from your law.
    • Proverbs 21:24
    • Psalm 1:1, 2
  • 53 Hot indignation seizes me because of the wicked, who forsake your law.
    • Proverbs 6:16–19

The Word Provides For Our Worship During Times of Persecution

  • 54–56 Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my sojourning. I remember your name in the night, O Lord, and keep your law. This blessing has fallen to me, that I have kept your precepts.
    • Ephesians 5:19, 20
    • Psalm 91:3–6

So What?

  • Where do I go in the face of persecution?
    • Psalm 23:1–6

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