Memory is a wonderful thing. It can be jogged and triggered and even shared. But even when we share an experience we may not have the same memory of it. The psalmist tells us there are several important items to remember when we think about our experiences. Discover those items with us this morning!
As our church celebrates its 63rd anniversary, we have much for which we can be thankful. Echoing the sentiment of the psalmist in Psalm 136, we are thankful for God creating a place, filling it with people, and giving us tremendous possibilities.
Difficult days and trying situations are often referred to as “being in the valley.” Valleys can be beautiful places. In today’s message we look at three different types of valleys and find just how beautiful these in between spaces really are!
Steve Jobs made the phrase “one more thing” a popular ending to his keynote addresses at Apple. Using them to introduce new items, the practice took on a life of its own and became THE defining moment of the whole speech. As we come to Psalm 134, those traveling to Jerusalem to worship have arrived; […]
Fred Rogers used to sing to us about how wonderful a day it was in his neighborhood; but very few of us live in such a setting. Our neighborhoods are sometimes anything but beautiful. However, we are called to demonstrate the beauty of true community as followers of Jesus. David describes the loveliness of this […]
Difficulties in life cause us to take stock of life, make any necessary adjustments, then proceed with new arrangements in place. We do this on a regular basis as part of life. Recently, our church family lost a dear member of our leadership team after a battle with illness. Today, we remember the seriousness of […]
Our year was filled with experiences both expected and unexpected. Some face the end of the year reeling after the last 12 months; others are ready to take on whatever comes next. King David has advice as you look back and then ahead. As David looked at God’s involvement in his life his response was […]
We turn to perhaps the oldest written text in the Bible this morning. Written by Moses shortly after the verdict was handed to Israel extending her stay in the wilderness for 40 years, it is a song of praise even in times of difficulty. we must praise our great God!
This psalm highlights the hope that is found in God. This psalm needs to be more than just a melody on our lips, it must be the symphony of our soul. Life does hurt; suffering does occur; trials are difficult to bear – but THERE IS HOPE, and that hope is only found in God.
David the king looks back at what has been true, looks around at what is presently occurring, and then looks forward with confidence because of what he has seen to be true. We would do well to follow his example, so we will notice what he notices!