Thank You! (Psalm 136)

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.

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In the Valley (Psalm 23)

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!

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Community (Psalm 133)

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

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Stop and Think (Psalm 39)

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,

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Mission: Impossible (Acts 2:22 – 28)

The celebration of Jesus’ resurrection causes one to think of the power and authority held to allow life to be restored. In such a context, the word “impossible” seems out of place; yet Scripture tells us of the impossibility of the events surrounding Jesus’ resurrection – “it was not possible

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Mercy! (Psalm 103)

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

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Our Great God (Psalm 90)

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!

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Finding Hope in God Psalm 42

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

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Facing Forward Psalm 40

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!

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What Do I Say? Psalm 39

In times of difficulty, what do YOU say? David gives instruction out of the depths of his emotions. David is grieving at the time this psalm is written. In the midst of grief and sorrow, he teaches us how to properly speak and how to properly frame what we say.

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