Psalm 142 Refuge

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Psalm 142 Refuge by Mind Map: Psalm 142 Refuge

1. Psalm 142:7 (NLT) 7 Bring me out of prison so I can thank you. The godly will crowd around me, for you are good to me.”

1.1. Thank

1.1.1. Shoot an arrow

1.1.2. Throw

1.1.3. Hurl

1.1.4. Excited abandonment

1.2. Prison

1.2.1. Underground Cistern

1.2.2. Dungen

1.3. godly

1.3.1. righteous, Innocent

1.4. Crowd

1.4.1. Bear with

1.4.2. Wait

1.4.3. Have patience with Long period of time

1.5. Good

1.5.1. Commit energy and motion to an action

1.5.2. Grow

1.5.3. Be weaned

1.5.4. James 1:17 (NLT) 17 Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow. When God is involved, you can trust him.

1.6. When has God put people in your life that were patient with you and you grew?

2. So many enemies

2.1. Psalm 142:1 (NLT) 1 I cry out to the LORD; I plead for the LORD’s mercy.

2.1.1. Cry out 2199 זָעַק cry out, call out for help, appeal, wail, weep, i.e., make public sounds of physical pain and emotional anguish, with a focus that one may possibly respond to the cry Out loud and demonstrative

2.1.2. Plead חָנַן (ḥā·nǎn) Str 2603 Move to pity Be shown compssion Get mery Begenerous

2.1.3. What does God's mercy look like?

2.2. Psalm 142:2 (NLT) 2 I pour out my complaints before him and tell him all my troubles.

2.2.1. Pour שָׁפַך Str 9161 Ceremony and mostly blood

2.2.2. Complaint שִׂיחַ complaint, lament, i.e., the expression of one’s discontent or displeasure (Job 7:13; 9:27 anguish, i.e., a feeling or attitude of anxiety and sorrow God can handle your complaints

2.2.3. Troubles צַר Distress, trouble. Describes the personal anguish one encounters in adverse circumstances: e.g. the great distress which comes from the death of a close friend (II Sam 1:26) or from God’s refusal to give help or direction (Job 7:11; cf. I Sam 28:15; Isa 25:4; 63:9). God's refusal to help God can handle your complaints

2.2.4. How have you "Poured out complaints?"

2.3. Psalm 142:3 (NLT) 3 When I am overwhelmed, you alone know the way I should turn. Wherever I go, my enemies have set traps for me.

2.3.1. When You will be overwhelmed Always God's plan that you need Him

2.3.2. Overwhelmed 3 Hebrew words רוַּח (rûaḥ) Str 7304 Wind, breath, mind, spirit Divine part עַל St 5921 Over, on surface עָטַף be feeble, faint, grow weak. St 7307

2.3.3. You alone know יָדַע Sueprise Means Know Everything Alone Only hope Which way Implied "If you know why don't you tell me?"

2.3.4. Enemies set traps Accusing Hunting metaphor Building case No Enemies in Hebrew NLT enemies NIV People NAS KJV Message ESV AMP They Reads "Conceal traps me" People Satan My own sinful nature God you know about all of them

2.3.5. What traps are you most vulnerable to?

3. God is refuge

3.1. Psalm 142:5 (NLT) 5 Then I pray to you, O LORD. I say, “You are my place of refuge. You are all I really want in life.

3.1.1. Pray is "Cry out" Same as Cry out in vs 1 זְעָקָה (zĕʿāqâ cry, outcry. Used almost exclusively in reference to a cry from a disturbed heart, in need of some kind of help.

3.1.2. Lord |יהוה Yahweh

3.1.3. Refuge מַחְסִ֑ Protection Rain Enemies People seeking revenge

3.1.4. Your all I really want You Are Speaking to persuade You are what my life is about. "You are all I really want in my life" as in NLT Or "You are all I really have in my life" Literal World land Life Your my everything

3.1.5. Matthew 6:33 (NLT) 33 Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. Scale from 1 - 10 how well do you live Mt 6:33?

3.2. Psalm 142:6 (NLT) 6 Hear my cry, for I am very low. Rescue me from my persecutors, for they are too strong for me.

3.2.1. Cry rejoicing, shout of joy, an expression of a joyful state

3.2.2. Compare to Cry in 142:1 2410 זָעַק out, call out for help, appeal, wail, weep, i.e., make public sounds of physical pain and emotional anguish, with a focus that one may possibly respond to the cry

3.2.3. I am very low "am" or " brought" NAS Poorest, lowest be in a state of not having enough goods for normal life Why joyful form of "Cry" when you are "low"

3.2.4. Deliver

3.2.5. Rescue me Save

3.2.6. Persecutors Those who pursue me

3.2.7. To strong for me

3.2.8. Why joyful form of "Cry" when you are low? Until God is all you have, you will not know He is all you need.

3.2.9. When have you found joy in your weakness?

4. No one there

4.1. Can't see help

4.1.1. Psalm 142:4 (NLT) 4 I look for someone to come and help me, but no one gives me a passing thought! No one will help me; no one cares a bit what happens to me.

4.2. Look

4.2.1. נבט 5027 Look at

4.2.2. יָמִין 3225 Right side

4.2.3. רָאָה 7200 See

4.2.4. Switch from hunting to military metaphor Shield left hand sword in right hand. Vulnerable on right side. Other examples of God protecting the right side Psalm 110:5 (NLT) 5 The Lord stands at your right יָמִין hand to protect you. He will strike down many kings when his anger erupts. Psalm 16:8 (NLT) 8 I know the LORD is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right יָמִין beside me. Psalm 109:31 (NLT) 31 For he stands beside יָמִין the needy, ready to save them from those who condemn them. Psalm 121:5 (NLT) 5 The LORD himself watches over you! The LORD stands beside יָמִין you as your protective shade. In all other cases it is the Lord that is expected to be on the right. "God I look to my weakness and I don't see you protecting me."

4.2.5. When have you "felt" like God left you vulnerable?

5. God Rescues

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