We enter a section of psalms called “Hallelujah Psalms” due to their beginning and ending with that blessed word. The psalmists celebrate the joy that is possible because of God’s presence. As we continue to observe the season of Advent (the time leading up to Christmas) we find there is
David is no longer stuck in a cave waiting for deliverance. He is now an older man with a family and a kingdom. With added blessings come increased problems. This time, the problem is with his son who is attempting to overthrow his father and gain the kingdom for himself.
Many find the dark to be frightening. When the light fades, the mind can create all sorts of dangers and dilemmas out of the shadows. The secret is to remember the truths revealed by the light. In Psalm 142, David describes a dark time in his life, where the figurative
Missionary Matt Stensaas asks a pointed question from a familiar passage of Scripture. “If God is God, why are you waiting to follow Him?” Listen as Matt develops this thought, encouraging each hearer to carefully consider their actions in light of their belief.
Psalm 138 captures David’s thoughts and plans to communicate the goodness of God. He does not intend to be subtle, secretive, or silent. His plan is to be bold in declaring God’s greatness. Learn from his example and prepare yourself to communicate praise at full volume!
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