Today, we are privileged to hear from a member of Crossroads Baptist Church in Tracy, California. Donald “Richie” Shade, Jr. is no stranger to us. Listen as he unfolds the blessings of God’s Word to us and reminds us of how great God is to bless us.
Jesus quotes this psalm while hanging on the cross. To what truths was He directing our attention? How can we be encouraged by looking at His suffering? The lesson Jesus wants us to learn is to trust God no matter what.
Reaching the finish line is a wonderful accomplishment. Although we have reached the end of the book of Psalms, the race is far from over. Listen as the psalmist encourages us – almost panting like a runner at the end of the race – to keep going and praise the Lord at all times.
We are fascinated by items that carry the label “new” and will sacrifice much to have the latest and greatest. Because of what God has done for us, we can sing a new song. Listen as Psalm 149 is unfolded and explained, then join in singing a new song of joy, justice, and praise!
Don’t hurry away from Christmas! The shepherds on the night of Messiah’s birth, returned with rejoicing and great wonder thinking about all the things they had seen and heard that evening. If we hurry away from the celebration we risk losing the wonder of all that has happened. This morning we look at Psalm 148 […]
As we prepare to celebrate the birth of the Messiah, we find the expression of love more than can be understood. Psalm 147 helps us focus our praise to God for His love that is personal, powerful, and protective. Editor’s Note: the poem read is Labor of Love by Andrew Peterson.
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 still reason to celebrate with […]
With all the hustle and bustle, pushing and shoving (and that is just finding a parking space at the mall) this hardly seems to be a “season of peace” and yet we are reminded that the coming of the Messiah ushers in a measure of peace, for He truly is the Prince of Peace. David […]
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 […]