A Sure Method of Obtaining Our Desires
Sketches of Four Hundred Sermons
Psalm 37:3-8
Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shall you dwell in the land, and truly you shall be fed.…


1. Delight thyself in the favour, approbation, friendship of the Lord.

(1)  Prize it.

(2)  Seek it.

(3)  Keep it.

2. Delight thyself in the service of the Lord.

(1)  It is excellent in itself.

(2)  It brings an excellent reward.

3. Delight thyself in the doctrine of the Lord.

II. THE PSALMIST'S ENCOURAGEMENT. He must be understood to speak of —

1. Innocent desires.

2. Spiritual desires.

3. Scriptural desires.

4. Earnest desires.

5. Expressed desires (Luke 11:9; Philippians 4:6).

(Sketches of Four Hundred Sermons.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

WEB: Trust in Yahweh, and do good. Dwell in the land, and enjoy safe pasture.

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