I. Introduction – further challenges from God’s enemies. David tries to communicate to unbelievers about God’s love and grace. Then the baton is passed to Solomon.
II. Psalms to study in detail
a. Psalm 42 (the problem – from a human perspective)b. Psalm 45 (God’s perspective and covenant faithfulness)c. Psalm 51 (David is not the ideal king)d. Psalm 72 (the baton is passed to Solomon)