Psalm 21 - King's Praise, Prayer, Faith
God answers the king’s prayer, and he trusts and praises God.
Psalm structure: a chiasm
A. Vs 1-2 the king rejoices in God’s strength and answered prayer
B. Vs 3-6 – goodness, crown, long life, honor, majesty, gladness given
C. Vs 7 – king trusts God. Mercy secures the king.
B’. Vs 8-12 – the king will defeat all His enemies; they were against God
A’. Vs 13 – exalting God for His strength and power.
Psalm review: prayers of God’s people, and of Jesus. Ps 40:1-2
Answered prayer from Ps 20
Our basic duty: Rev 4
B. Unique gifts from God to governors
Our own dominion
C. Trust and mercy are the center
Pastor of Christ Church of Livingston County in Howell, MI.