• David glories in the grace & forgiveness of the Lord – his iniquities were covered
    • His iniquities weren’t accounted to his account
    • How much more am I blessed?
      • Not only are my iniquities not accounted – Jesus’ righteousness is…!
  • If David, the man after God’s own heart, could live a lie…how mucu more me?
    • I am capable of living a lie
    • I don’t want to live a lie!!!
  • God dealt with Dave – hand of correction – dryness
    • Don’t despise the chastening of the Lord
  • Sin translates to spiritual drought
  • David confessed – he didn’t make excuses
    • That’s what opened the door for experiencing true renewal & refreshing
  • I need to stop making excuses.
  • “You are my hiding place…You always fill my heart with songs of deliverance…”
  • As David is worshipping & expressing himself to God, God speaks to him (vv.8-9)
    • I’m not here to hear more Bible studies…God desires to speak to me
    • I need to be looking & listening
  • I don’t want to be vomitted to get where God wants me to be (Jonah)
  • The small things are important to God
    • I want to be led by God’s eye – I don’t want to wait for the bit & bridle
    • What affects the “small” areas of my life will affect the “large” areas
    • “I don’t want you to be wild & unbroken.”
  • Abraham got tired of waiting…and then Ishmael came
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