Up From The Cave He Arose

Pastor David is continuing his series titled “After God’s Heart” and is speaking from Psalm 142.


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Sermon Audio

MP3 Link: AVBC-Sermon-Audio-May-23-2021.mp3


Printable Notes: Sermon-Notes-11-RIsing-Above-Cave.pdf

G ______________________     

R ______________________    

O ______________________    

W ______________________


For David to rise above the discouraging “_____________ circumstances” he found himself in


  1. David felt _____________________ (v.2)
  2. David felt _____________________ (v.3)
  3. David felt _____________________ (v.4)
  4. David felt _____________________ (v.4)
  5. David felt _____________________ (v.6)
  6. David felt _____________________ (v.6)
  7. David felt _____________________ (v.6)
  8. David felt _____________________ (v.7)
  • Reality- David had been anointed to be __________
  • Reality- _________ is with David in the cave


*Option 1- Give ___________

*Option 2- Give ___________

*Option 3- Give ___________


  • ___________ to God (vs.1,5,6)
  • ___________________ to God (v.3)

But if I go to the east, He is not there; if I go to the west, I do not find Him. When He is at work in the north, I do not see Him; when He turns to the south, I catch no glimpse of Him. But He knows the way that I take; when He has tested me,   I will come forth as gold. (Job 23:8-10)

  • _______________ God (v.5)
  • ____________________ God (v.7)  (Psalm 57)

O magnify the Lord with me, And let us exalt His name together. (Psalm 34:3)

Digging Deeper

(For personal study, family devotions or Care group use)

Q1: Have you ever spent time in a real life cave? If so, what was the experience like?

Q2: Have you ever gone through a “cave-like” experience in your life?  What were the circumstances surrounding that time?  What emotions rose up within you during that time?

Q3: Take some time to read Psalm 34, 56, 57 and 142.  Can you relate to what the psalmist is experiencing?  Did these passages give you renewed perspective/hope? If so, how?