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 […]
The promise of the Bible seems to be that if a person structures his life after Jesus’ pattern, he will definitely suffer for it. The Christian life is not meant to be easy or understood. So how does one live that way? We are told to “be strong and brave” but what does that look […]
Daniel’s final vision concludes with comforting words. Daniel has been hearing about the future in store for his people, the nation of Israel. There was more in store than just a return to the land. Yes, there would be more trouble and days of testing. At the end, however, God will have the final word. […]
The message given to Daniel was one of exacting detail. God wanted to encourage Daniel that in spite of all that would occur, there was a plan to bring Israel and her people safely into the place where God’s presence and blessings would be personally felt and experienced. In the midst of struggle and trouble, […]
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 […]