The Slandered Saint

The Slandered Saint

Psalm 7:1-17

“Thus let the injuries we receive from men, instead of provoking our passions, kindle and excite our devotions.” -- Matthew Henry

I. The Slandered Saint’s Persecution (1-5)

A. Dependence (1) “in thee do I put my trust:”
B. Danger (2)
C. Declaration of Innocence (3-5) “if I have done this”

II. The Slandered Saint’s Petition (6-9)

A. See my cause (6-8) & Innocence (8)
B. Stop the unjust (9)

III. The Slandered Saint’s Preservation (10-16)

A. Defense in God (10)
B. Judgment by God (11)

John 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

C. Destruction by self (14-16)

IV. The Slandered Saint’s Praise (17)

A. Praise is rendered to God