vv. 1-26 we see the attributes of God
His mercy, glory, eternality, gentleness, omnipotence, omniscience, sovereignty, and uniqueness.
WE SEE THE GREATNESS OF GOD
Yet, the people have faced the judgement of God and are in captivity. Amid their circumstances, they have forgotten who God is. THEY ARE NOT SEEING GOD FOR WHO HE IS AND WHAT HE HAS DONE.
THEY HAVE LOST THEIR HOPE
The Heart of the Issue – v. 27
Why do you say/speak
My way is hidden
Right is disregarded
Where is God? Why am I here?
Doubting, Wrong perspective on life
Loss of hope.
The Truths That Matter- v. 28-29
Have you not Known/Heard
Remember, Who He is and what He does!
He is the everlasting God
The Creator of the ends of the earth
He does not grow faint or weary
His understanding is unsearchable
He gives power to the faint and increases strength
The Promises that Never Change – vv. 30-31
The Faint and Weary
Youth – Over Confidence.
Young men – Mature. Strength.
Faint – failure for loss of strength
Weary – exhaustion because of hardness of life.
LIVING IN THEIR OWN MIGHT.
BUT THOSE THAT WAIT FOR THE LORD
Those that Wait
Waits for. Hopes in.
Not living in our own strength
A life of Patience, Seeking, Listening, Expectation Trusting
Hope and Perseverance
Dependence of God
Willingness to allow His will to be done
Renew their strength