Psalm 55 The Life of David A Master Class Receiving & Giving Forgiveness - Pastor David Mcgee

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Pastor David Mcgee

Date Taught: October 28, 2021

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Life Lessons Referenced
Statement (Psalm 55-57:)

How much have you been forgiven of?
How much have you forgiven others of?
Have you received forgiveness? Have you given everyone forgiveness?

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

The history of the world is truly His Story, the story of Gods interaction with man, and the story of the Bible. Keep learning and reading about history will give you wisdom for the future.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

The church has been divided by masks/no masks, by vaxx or no vaxx, by political party, by pre and post tribulation raptures, and in some places even by race, it is time for Christians to walk in the unity of Christ.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

The Bible tells us to mark divisive people and stay away from them, even if we love them, especially if we love them.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

King David, son of Jesse, who was the grandson of Ruth and Boaz, who valued Biblical service and excellence over victimhood.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

Each and everyone of us feels like running off and doing our own thing, at some point in time. But godly people dig in, stay and serve.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

When we open our hearts as Christians, it is part of life that that will go so well and beautiful sometimes, and it will sometimes go tragically wrong. It wouldn’t hurt so much if it wasn’t the wounds of friends. Remember Jesus was kissed on the face… but only by His betrayer Judas.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

In our moment of crisis, will we run to the foot of the cross and the feet of Jesus? or will we run and lean on our own under-standing and lean on it?

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

We too often think of ourselves as a heart of David and think of others as well the heart of Saul, when Jesus, and the Bible, is trying to teach us to look at others as with the heart of David, and look at our own heart as the heart of Saul.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

In our heart of flesh, we often try to crucify the heart of Saul in others, when the Holy Spirit is only wanting to crucify the heart of King Saul in us, our selfish heart, our judgmental heart.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

Every heart still beating, still needs changing.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

When God forgives us, He puts our sins into the seas and says ‘no fishing allowed’. How do we forgive others?

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

What we plant for other in vengeance we often harvest for ourselves in bitterness.

Life Lesson (Psalm 55-57:)

God has two ways of answering prayer, ‘yes’ and ‘I have a better idea’. 💡

Statement (Psalm 55-57:)

Which person are you in that story? Are you the proud Pharisee? Or the grateful sinner?

Verses Referenced and Teaching Notes
1 Samuel 15:10-11 NKJV
10 Now the word of the LORD came to Samuel, saying, 11 “I greatly regret that I have set up Saul [as] king, for he has turned back from following Me, and has not performed My commandments.” And it grieved Samuel, and he cried out to the LORD all night.
1 Samuel 15:13-15 NKJV
13 Then Samuel went to Saul, and Saul said to him, “Blessed [are] you of the LORD! I have performed the commandment of the LORD.” 14 But Samuel said, “What then [is] this bleating of the sheep in my ears, and the lowing of the oxen which I hear?” 15 And Saul said, “They have brought them from the Amalekites; for the people spared the best of the sheep and the oxen, to sacrifice to the LORD your God; and the rest we have utterly destroyed.”
1 Samuel 15:20-21 NKJV
20 And Saul said to Samuel, “But I have obeyed the voice of the LORD, and gone on the mission on which the LORD sent me, and brought back Agag king of Amalek; I have utterly destroyed the Amalekites. 21 “But the people took of the plunder, sheep and oxen, the best of the things which should have been utterly destroyed, to sacrifice to the LORD your God in Gilgal.”
1 Samuel 15:21-23 NKJV
21 “But the people took of the plunder, sheep and oxen, the best of the things which should have been utterly destroyed, to sacrifice to the LORD your God in Gilgal.” 22 So Samuel said: “Has the LORD [as great] delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, As in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, [And] to heed than the fat of rams. 23 For rebellion [is as] the sin of witchcraft, And stubbornness [is as] iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the LORD, He also has rejected you from [being] king.”
1 Samuel 15:35 NKJV
And Samuel went no more to see Saul until the day of his death. Nevertheless Samuel mourned for Saul, and the LORD regretted that He had made Saul king over Israel.
1 Samuel 16:7 NKJV
But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For [the LORD does] not [see] as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.”
1 Samuel 16:13 NKJV
Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the midst of his brothers; and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel arose and went to Ramah.
1 Samuel 16:14 NKJV
But the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and a distressing spirit from the LORD troubled him.
1 Samuel 16:17 NKJV
So Saul said to his servants, “Provide me now a man who can play well, and bring [him] to me.”
1 Samuel 16:18 NKJV
Then one of the servants answered and said, “Look, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, [who is] skillful in playing, a mighty man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a handsome person; and the LORD [is] with him.”
Mark 11:22-26 NKJV
22 So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God. 23 “For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. 24 “Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive [them,] and you will have [them.] 25 “And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. 26 “But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your trespasses.”
Micah 7:18-20 NKJV
18 Who [is] a God like You, Pardoning iniquity And passing over the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights [in] mercy. 19 He will again have compassion on us, And will subdue our iniquities. You will cast all our sins Into the depths of the sea. 20 You will give truth to Jacob [And] mercy to Abraham, Which You have sworn to our fathers From days of old.
Mountains I mention 29 times in the scripture it’s interesting number since mount Everest is 29,000, and 29 feet high and was discovered on May 29. The deepest ocean is the Mariana trench which is 36,000 feet deep. Meaning you could put mount Everest 29,029 ft into the Marianas trench and put grandfather mountain another 5,000 feet, on top of it and still go deep-sea fishing.
Matthew 6:5-15 NKJV
5 “And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. 6 “But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who [is] in the secret [place;] and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. 7 “And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen [do.] For they think that they will be heard for their many words. 8 “Therefore do not be like them. For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him. 9 “In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as [it is] in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. 13 And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. 14 “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 “But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Matthew 18:21-35 NKJV
21 Then Peter came to Him and said, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven. 23 “Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 “And when he had begun to settle accounts, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents. 25 “But as he was not able to pay, his master commanded that he be sold, with his wife and children and all that he had, and that payment be made. 26 “The servant therefore fell down before him, saying, ‘Master, have patience with me, and I will pay you all.’ 27 “Then the master of that servant was moved with compassion, released him, and forgave him the debt. 28 “But that servant went out and found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii; and he laid hands on him and took [him] by the throat, saying, ‘Pay me what you owe!’ 29 “So his fellow servant fell down at his feet and begged him, saying, ‘Have patience with me, and I will pay you all.’ 30 “And he would not, but went and threw him into prison till he should pay the debt. 31 “So when his fellow servants saw what had been done, they were very grieved, and came and told their master all that had been done. 32 “Then his master, after he had called him, said to him, ‘You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt because you begged me. 33 ‘Should you not also have had compassion on your fellow servant, just as I had pity on you?’ 34 “And his master was angry, and delivered him to the torturers until he should pay all that was due to him. 35 “So My heavenly Father also will do to you if each of you, from his heart, does not forgive his brother his trespasses.”
Proverbs 24:17-18 NKJV
17 Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles; 18 Lest the LORD see [it,] and it displease Him, And He turn away His wrath from him.
Proverbs 26:27 NKJV
Whoever digs a pit will fall into it, And he who rolls a stone will have it roll back on him.
Exodus 20:16 NKJV
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
Deuteronomy 5:20 NKJV
‘You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
Matthew 18:31-33 NKJV
31 “So when his fellow servants saw what had been done, they were very grieved, and came and told their master all that had been done. 32 “Then his master, after he had called him, said to him, ‘You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt because you begged me. 33 ‘Should you not also have had compassion on your fellow servant, just as I had pity on you?’
Ephesians 4:32 NKJV
And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.
Colossians 3:12-13 NKJV
12 Therefore, as [the] elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; 13 bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also [must do.]
1 Thessalonians 5:15 NKJV
See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good both for yourselves and for all.
Matthew 5:43-45 NKJV
43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 “But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, 45 “that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Luke 18:10-14 NKJV
10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 “The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other men--extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector. 12 ‘I fast twice a week; I give tithes of all that I possess.’ 13 “And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise [his] eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me a sinner!’ 14 “I tell you, this man went down to his house justified [rather] than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
Matthew 5:21-24 NKJV
21 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder, and whoever murders will be in danger of the judgment.’ 22 “But I say to you that whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment. And whoever says to his brother, ‘Raca!’ shall be in danger of the council. But whoever says, ‘You fool!’ shall be in danger of hell fire. 23 “Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, 24 “leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
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