Sermon Notes 2017 09 03 PM

September 03, 2017 PM
#3 in series

AWAKENING: EXPERIENCING PERSONAL REVIVAL
The Power of Personal Repentance
Psalm 51

Verses 1, 2: Plea for mercy

Verses 3-6: Confession

Verses 7-12: The plea continues

Verses 13-15: The vow

True Repentance Requires…

1) Recognizing __ (v. 1)

• “Blot out” – __

• “Wash me” – __

• “Cleanse me” – __

2) Full __ of our sin (vv. 2-4)

Sin traps to avoid:

• __

• __

• __ toward sin

3) A sense of __ (vv. 3-5)

The enemy __, which leads to a defeated life.

The Holy Spirit __, which leads to freedom.

4) Complete __ on the __ of God

(vv. 7, 9-12)

“David understood that forgiveness with God was based solely on divine mercy, unfailing love, and compassion, not human merit. The opening appeal, ‘Have mercy on me, O God,’ was a request not for what he deserved – painful discipline – but for what he desperately needed – divine grace.” – Steven Lawson

5) A life dedicated to __ (vv. 13-15)

“I love the Lord, because He has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy. Because He inclined His ear to me, therefore I will call on Him as long as I live.” – Psalm 116:1, 2