Psalm 18

 In Psalm 18 David, similar to metaphors, is using true to life objects to show the Lord’s relationship to him. 

They aren’t attributes, but are more like descriptions  

The following verses in Psalms give us examples to study: Psalm 18:1-3, 18, 35; 23:1; 27:1; 28:7; 7:10      

It is not my goal that you begin to find things in your life so that you can say, “The Lord is my…”  

Sheets regarding Fortress study

What are some of the keys to studying a word? 

When thinking about the Lord as our “rock”. 

We picture something that is hard, unmoveable, unfeeling, etc. 

But the following uses show a different picture: 2 Sam. 22:47; Psa 31:2, 3; 28:1; 42:9; 62:7; 71:1; 92:15