Psalm 103:1-2 reads, “Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits [the benefits of spiritual revival]:”
I. He Remits (Forgives) All the Guilt of Our Iniquities. (Psalm 103:3a)
II. He Removes the Affliction of His Chastening Hand. (Psalm 103:3b)
III. He Redeems Our Lives from Our Sin’s Destructiveness. (Psalm 103:4a)
IV. He Restores Our Walk to His Blessed Fellowship. (Psalm 103:4b)
V. He Renews Our Souls in Abundant Spiritual Life. (Psalm 103:5)
I. He Remits (Forgives) All the Guilt of Our Iniquities.
Psalm 103:3a – “Who forgiveth all thine iniquities.”
1 John 1:9 – “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all
II. He Removes the Affliction of His Chastening Hand.
Psalm 103:3b – “Who healeth all thy diseases.”
Hosea 6:1 – “Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten,
and he will bind us up.”
III. He Redeems Our Lives from Our Sin’s Destructiveness.
Psalm 103:4a – “Who redeemeth thy life from destruction.”
Psalm 40:1-2 – “I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me
up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.”
IV. He Restores Our Walk to His Blessed Fellowship.
Psalm 103:4b – “Who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies.”
Isaiah 57:15, 18-19 – “For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I
dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the
humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones . . . . I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead
him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners. I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to
him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the LORD; and I will heal him.”
V. He Renews Our Souls in Abundant Spiritual Life.
Psalm 103:5 – “Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.”
John 15:4-5 – “Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine;
no more can ye, except ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in
him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.”
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