Psalm 73:1-3, 21-26
1. Jealousy of the world (3-12)
You've begun to place the temporal above the eternal.
2. The futility of righteousness (13)
You no longer look at the spiritual side of things.
3. The defeat of adversity (14-15)
steps of backsliding
a. taking your blessings for granted
b. avoiding fellowship
c. losing your burden for others
4. The oppression of weaknesses (16)
We all have spiritual blind spots.
In all these areas, it is our feelings which cause you to backslide.
Recovery for the backslidden believer
a. Remember (17-20)
b. Repent (21)
c. Renew (23)