We will take a look at Psalm 67 where the psalmist invokes the blessing of God upon the people. As we dig deeper into this passage we will learn what it really means to be blessed by God and who this blessing is intended for?
God’s blessings brings…
(Grace to our hearts)
God be gracious to us and bless us, and cause His face to shine upon us—that Your way may be known on the earth, Your salvation among all nations.
v. 1-2 NASB
1) God’s Presence offers (acceptance and love).
2) God’s Salvation offers (personal relationship).
(We are blessed to be a blessing)
(Guidance to our decisions)
Let the nations be glad and sing for joy; for You will judge the peoples with uprightness and guide the nations on the earth.
v. 4 NASB
3) God’s Word offers (to lead our lives)
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
Ps. 119:105 NASB
(Goodness to our lives)
Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You.
v. 3 & 5 NASB
The earth has yielded its produce; God, our God blesses us.
v. 6 NASB
God’s blessings include:
(Victory over evil)
(Glory to Himself)
God blesses us, that all the ends of the earth may fear Him.
v. 7 NASB
5) God’s Invitation (includes you).
To be blessed by God