I.The Protection from God (46:1–3): The psalmist finds security and peace in knowing that God watches over his people.
A. Its availability (46:1): God is always ready to be our refuge.
B. Its dependability (46:2–3): We should not fear, since God is with us through all circumstances.
1. Though the world is destroyed (46:2)
2. Though the oceans roar (46:2–3)
II.The Paradise of God (46:4–5): The psalmist describes the perfect tranquility of the city of God.
A. Its river brings joy (46:4).
B. It is God’s home (46:4–5).
C. It is eternal (46:5): The city cannot be destroyed.
III.The Power of God (46:6–8): God brings destruction on the world.
IV.The Peace of God (46:9): He will someday end wars throughout the earth.
V.The Praise to God (46:10–11): We are to be silent and honor the Lord Almighty.