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!
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.
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; […]
How should we relate to history: ignore it and be forced to relearn its lessons, OR look at it so intently that we forget to live in the present? There is a balance that can be maintained! When we face difficulty, we often question whether there is a plan in place. Maybe life is just […]
Life is hard; that is one of the harsh realities of life. But Daniel teaches us that we are not alone in the midst of the hardships of life. God is ever present to give us strength. Listen as Daniel learns these lessons; and learn them for your life, too!