The psalms are a collection of ancient songs written with a view to God in all the different experiences life throws at us. From the highs of victory and conquest to the lows of abandonment and loss, each Psalm uniquely points to God and brings out the emotional reality that people today often suppress. The book as a whole can bring a deep healing in our soul as it teaches all of life will ultimately lead to God’s glory and our good.

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Our God's Blessings for His children               (Psalm 103) I.   Call to worship (v1-2) with all our heart in spirit and truth (John 4:23-24) II.  Count our wealth (v3-14) God's work: forgiveness, healing, redemption, strength, and crown. God's character: compassionate, gracious, patience, and rich in love. III.  Call to witness (v15-22) priority, passion…

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The Unheard Prayer Psalm 88 We are in Psalm 88 today. It is a psalm of lament. Laments contain a complaint, a struggle, a problem is brought to the Lord. Of the 150 psalms 67 are psalms of lament. There are more laments than psalms of praise. That may surprise you for a book titled “The Praises.” In the psalms…

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Psalm 73 The Lord Our Portion A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. 2 But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. 3 For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 4 For they have no pangs…

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The Way of Restoration Psalm 51 We are in week five of our series in the Psalm. We started with Psalm 1 that speaks of the blessed man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, stand in the way of sinners, or sit in the seat of scoffers. He delights in God’s word and God blesses him.…

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The Praise of the Delivered Psalm 34 Go through events that define you and mark you. God’s people live by faith, experience his delivery, and praise God for it. Live the adventure of faith, see God’s deliverance, and praise him for it. Text: Of David, when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he…

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The Lord,Our Stronghold Psalm 27 Some of you may be aware, I put this on social media, but we just got rid of a couch. We have had it for seventeen years of marriage. Amanda’s parents had it before that. Now, I know what you are thinking, why would you get rid of that couch? It’s just getting broken in.…

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Psalm 2 The Eternal King Text Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his Anointed, saying, 3 "Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us." 4 He who sits in the heavens…

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The Blessed Life Psalm 1 We are beginning a series on the Psalms. The word psalm is greek in origin and simply means song, and one usually accompanied with musical instruments. It translates the Hebrew title tillihim, which means “Praises".  It's the book of praises. These are sacred songs written for the gathering of believers. These songs were compiled in…