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. In the midst of this […]
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 light had gone out and […]
We have all been to the place in life where we feel alone and abandoned; that the whole world is against us and there is little to no hope for escape. David describes this point of life as he pens Psalm 141. in the midst of all that is happening, David knows that God will […]
One of the deepest personal needs is to be known. David expresses the joy and thrill of being known by the God of the Universe in Psalm 139. Be encouraged as you listen. God knows who you are! God knows where you are! God knows what you are! God knows what you are facing!
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 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 […]