Scripture Reference: Psalms 90
Scriptures That Sing
If We Only Had TimeDr. Warren W. Wiersbe | March 14, 1976
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Psalm 90 deals with the question, “Is there any meaning to life?” If we understand this psalm, we will be prepared to live and prepared to die. The answer to all of our problems is Jesus Christ. Set your eyes on Him and start living one day at a time by God’s wisdom.
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Psalm 90 deals with the question, “Is there any meaning to life?”
If we understand Psalm 90, we will be prepared to live and prepared to die.
Three viewpoints of Psalm 90:
- The setting of Psalm 90
- This psalm was written by Moses.
- The Jewish people have been judged and they must wander in the desert for forty years.
- God took the younger generation of Israel and built a new nation.
- The people knew they were going to die.
- The meaning of Psalm 90
- The three sections of this psalm deal with three problems everyone faces.
- There is a contrast between God’s eternality and man’s frailty.
- Man was made for eternity.
- When you give your heart to Jesus, eternity is no longer a problem.
- What kind of life are you going to live forever?
- There is a contrast between God’s holiness and man’s sinfulness.
- Jesus died so that we may receive His righteousness.
- We must not waste our lives, but invest the years we have on Earth for God’s glory.
- There is a contrast between God’s blessing and man’s yearning.
- God’s work lasts forever.
- When we do the work of God, it will last forever, too.
- Anything we do apart from the will of God will not last.
- The answer to all of our problems is Jesus.
- The living of Psalm 90
- The whole psalm revolves around God: God’s wisdom, mercy, work, glory, and beauty.
- Moses tells us to number our days, not our years.
- Start living one day at a time by the wisdom of God.
- Get your satisfaction from God.
- Get your joy from God.
- Do God’s work for God’s glory.
Live a life that will last for the glory of God.