Bethany Independent Presbyterian Church


“Ascribe strength to God” Psalm 68:28-35

“Ascribe strength to God” Psalm 68:28-35


1. The Person of God

Psalm 68:1-6

2. The Presence of God

Psalm 68:7-8

3. The Provision of God

Psalm 68:9-10

4. The Power of God

Psalm 68:17-20

5. The Procession of God

Psalm 68:24-27



28Your God has commanded your strength;

Strengthen, O God, what You have done for us.

29 Because of Your temple at Jerusalem,

Kings will bring presents to You.

30 Rebuke the beasts of the reeds,

The herd of bulls with the calves of the peoples,

Till everyone submits himself with pieces of silver.

Scatter the peoples who delight in war.

31 Envoys will come out of Egypt;

Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands to God. Psalm 68:28-31

1. The Strength that God will give

a) God will give His strength to us

b) He will command that strength be given

2. Prayer for Strength from God

a) Our part is to humbly seek that strength

b) The strength of God is the power for life and ministry

3. Strength is needed to sustain all the work God has done

a) God’s strength must be sought and found

b) It is needed to sustain His work

4. The Focus in the Old Testament

The Temple of God

5. The Focus in the New Testament

The Church of God



32Sing to God, you kingdoms of the earth;

Oh, sing praises to the Lord, Selah

33 To Him who rides on the heaven of heavens, which were of old!

Indeed, He sends out His voice, a mighty voice.

34 Ascribe strength to God;

His excellence is over Israel,

And His strength is in the clouds.

35 O God, You are more awesome than Your holy places.

The God of Israel is He who gives strength and power to His people.

Blessed be God! Psalm 68:32-35

1. Recognising the Strength of God

a) He rides on the heaven of heavens

b) He sends out His mighty voice

c) The power of God

2. Rejoicing in the Strength of God

a) Strength is to be ascribed to God

b) His strength is indeed “excellent”

c) His strength is in the clouds

3. Remembering the greatness of God

a) The awesomeness of the holy places of God

b) Even more awesome is the Person of God

c) He gives strength and power to His people



1. Remembering God’s Blessing of Strength for 49 years of ministry

a) His promises

b) His presence

c) His provision

d) His power

2. Rejoicing in the Lord our God

a) In praise

b) In personal and public worship

c) In proclamation