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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!