Sermon Series
  • 1. God Is

    Contributed on Sep 22, 2012
    based on 264 ratings
     | 61,318 views

    The Psalmist declares, God is what? 1- God is our refuge, we must not fear 2- God is our strength, we must not fall 3- God is our God, we must not fight

    INTRO.- God is. The Psalmist doesn’t question the existence of God. He simply states, God is. Gen. 1:1 “In the beginning God.” ILL.- An orator in Hyde Park of London was speaking out against religion. He said, “My hatred of religion is inherited; my grandfather was an atheist; my father was ...read more

  • 2. My Heart And My Eyes

    Contributed on Nov 21, 2013
    based on 83 ratings
     | 11,398 views

    The path to greater spiritual strength and depth. 1- We keep pride and haughtiness far from us 2- We are not concerned with matters beyond us 3- We have become quiet and still before God

    INTRO.- My heart and my eyes. How important is your heart and your eyes? Both are important to life and one to a better life. ILL.- A lady said to her doctor: "Doctor, take a look at me. When I woke up this morning, I looked at myself in the mirror and saw my hair all wiry and frazzled up, ...read more

  • 3. I Lift My Eyes To The Hills

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2013
    based on 81 ratings
     | 60,748 views

    We look to the Lord for help in life. And what does He do for us? 1- The Lord will keep us from slipping 2- The Lord will watch over us always

    INTRO.- ILL.- Week after week, a man came to his preacher with a big problem. He said, “When I go to bed, I can’t sleep because I’m afraid of monsters under my bed. I know it’s silly, but I can’t help it.” His preacher recommended prayer, reading the Bible, ...read more

  • 4. Let's Go To The House Of The Lord

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2013
    based on 78 ratings
     | 31,777 views

    What do we find in the house of the Lord? 1- In the house there is great joy 2- In the house there is much praise 3- In the house there is peace and security

    INTRO.- 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” The people of God were going to worship the Lord at His house. ILL.- A man was answering questions for a national poll one time. When asked for his church preference, he responded, "Red brick." ...read more

  • 5. Lord, Come Quickly!

    Contributed on Dec 24, 2013
    based on 79 ratings
     | 15,221 views

    What is it that the Psalmist wanted or desired of the Lord? 1- Hear my prayer 2- Guard my mouth 3- Keep my heart

    INTRO.- ILL.- I got into a fight one day. It was high school. Gym class. We were playing hog ball. The coach blew the whistle and each team ran for the balls placed in the middle of the gym floor. I got to one ball first. On the opposing team there stood a guy, one year older than me. I ...read more

  • 6. Complaint Department

    Contributed on Jan 1, 2014
    based on 73 ratings
     | 15,521 views

    But what do we do when we have a complaint in life? Where do we turn? The Psalmist tells us. 1- We pour out our complaints to the Lord 2- We confess the Lord as our refuge 3- We ask for the Lord’s help in time of need

    INTRO.- ILL.- A monk joined a monastery and took a vow of silence. After the first 10 years his superior called him in and asked, "Do you have anything to say?" The monk replied, "Food bad." After another 10 years the monk again had opportunity to voice his thoughts. He said, "Bed hard." ...read more

  • 7. Answer Me Quickly, Lord

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2014
    based on 77 ratings
     | 12,900 views

    The Psalmist’s prayer should be our prayer at times. 1- Answer me quickly, Lord 2- Do not bring me into judgment 3- Show me the way to go in life 4- Rescue me from my enemies

    INTRO.- Answer me quickly, Lord. ILL.- Here’s a bad situation where you barely have time to call on the Lord or anyone for help. May 23, 2013. Driver survives I-5 bridge collapse into Wash. river: A driver said he thought he was about to die when an Interstate 5 bridge span collapsed ...read more

  • 8. Give Ear To My Words, O Lord

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2012
    based on 230 ratings
     | 64,232 views

    How to plead with God to hear your prayers. 1- Ask early 2- Hate evil 3- Seek mercy 4- Live righteously 5- Find refuge

    INTRO.- ILL.- One Sunday in a Midwest city a little boy was "acting up" during the morning worship. His parents did their best to maintain some sense of order in the pew but were losing the battle. Finally the father picked the little boy up and walked sternly up the aisle on his way out. Just ...read more

  • 9. Unless The Lord Builds The House

    Contributed on Nov 10, 2013
    based on 81 ratings
     | 45,308 views

    How should the Lord build our house? 1- We must allow the Lord to build the house of our work 2- We must allow the Lord to build the house of our offspring

    INTRO.- ILL.- Some house builders drove into their local lumber yard. One of the men walked into the office and said, "We need some four-by-twos." The clerk asked, "You mean two-by-fours, don't you?" The man said, "I'll go check," and went back to the truck. He returned and said, "Yeah, I ...read more

  • 10. I Am Always With You God

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2012
    based on 133 ratings
     | 37,802 views

    The Psalmist tells us what it means to always be with God. 1- We are held by God’s hand 2- We are guided by God’s counsel 3- We are taken into God’s glory

    INTRO.- Always in his presence, always in God’s presence. Does this remind you of anyone? Genesis 5:21-24 “When Enoch had lived 65 years, he became the father of Methuselah. And after he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God 300 years and had other sons and daughters. ...read more

  • 11. God Is To Be Feared

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2013
    based on 137 ratings
     | 22,642 views

    The Psalmist tells us why we must fear God. 1- We fear because God can be angered 2- We fear because God will judge everyone

    INTRO.- His name is great. Not many people think of themselves of being great or their name as being great, but then there is 76 year old Silvio Berlusconi who was the 50th Prime Minister of Italy from 2008-2011. He actually served as Prime Minister three times. And he’s a very wealthy ...read more

  • 12. O Lord, How Majestic Is Your Name

    Contributed on Apr 20, 2015
    based on 65 ratings
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    According to our text in Psalm 8, God’s majesty is witnessed or seen in various ways. 1- God’s majesty is seen in the heavens 2- God’s majesty is heard from the children 3- God’s majesty is witnessed by the enemy

    INTRO.- ILL.- Everyone needs recognition for his accomplishments, but few people make the need known quite as clearly as the little boy who said to his father: "Let's play darts. I'll throw and you say "Wonderful!'" Human praise. Do we ever overdo it? I think they overdo it in Hollywood! But ...read more

  • 13. Praise The Lord At All Times!

    Contributed on Dec 29, 2015
    based on 52 ratings
     | 45,972 views

    Why praise the Lord? Specifically, what has the Lord done for us? 1- The Lord has answered my prayers (4) 2- The Lord saved me from my troubles (6) 3- The Lord blessed me with good (7-10)

    INTRO.- 1 I will extol the LORD at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. Do we ever praise the Lord enough or give thanks too much? Is there ever a limit to our praise and thanks? No, never. Thanksgiving to God should be a never ending practice in our lives. ILL.- A Sunday ...read more

  • 14. Who May Live On God’s Holy Hill?

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2012
    based on 236 ratings
     | 49,221 views

    Who may live with God? 1- Those who walk blamelessly 2- Those who speak truthfully 3- Those who wrong nobody 4- Those who give graciously

    INTRO.- ILL.- Three preachers got together for coffee one day and found all their churches had bat-infestation problems. "I got so mad," said one, "I took a shotgun and fired at them. All I did is make holes in the ceiling, but did nothing to the bats." "I tried trapping them alive," said the ...read more

  • 15. May God Be Gracious To Us

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2012
    based on 154 ratings
     | 43,114 views

    Consider what will happen when God is gracious to us. 1- His face will shine on us 2- His ways will be made known on earth

    INTRO.- 1 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us, 2 that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. Warren Wiersbe wrote: “The author this Psalm is unknown, but it was someone who had a vision for the whole world.” ILL.- ...read more

  • 16. Shout For Joy

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2013
    based on 81 ratings
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    How should we respond to our great God? 1- We shout for joy 2- We worship with gladness 3- We know (or recognize) He is God

    INTRO.- Shouting can be good but it also be bad. It depends on where you are shouting and to whom. ILL.- JACKIE KLEIN is a devoted mother of two little boys in the suburbs of Portland, Ore. She spends hours taking them to soccer and Cub Scouts. She reads child-development books. And she is ...read more

  • 17. I Cried Out To God

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2013
    based on 183 ratings
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    What should we do when we find ourselves in a distressing or desperate situation in life? 1- We cry out to God 2- We look to scripture 3- We offer our praise

    INTRO.- Life is full difficulties and sometimes it’s more of a disaster than a difficulty. Like Hurricane Sandy hitting New York and New Jersey. That was one of the worst, at least, for them. Or like that tornado that hit Joplin, MO, a year ago last May. ILL.- Thomas Edison invented the ...read more

  • 18. A Blameless Life

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2013
    based on 84 ratings
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    How to live a blameless life 1- Focus on the Lord 2- Have nothing to do with evil 3- Cast away pride

    INTRO.- ILL.- As a father came home from his work he saw his little daughter who had been playing in the mud. He said to her, “My, you’re pretty dirty.” In her childish way she replied, “Yes, I know daddy, but I’m prettier clean.” I think we’re all ...read more

  • 19. God Is From Everlasting To Everlasting

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2013
    based on 93 ratings
     | 29,026 views

    Because God is God and is from everlasting to everlasting, meaning He has no end, here is what takes place on earth. 1- God determines our days on earth 2- God sees all our secret sins 3- God demonstrates compassion on His servants

    INTRO.- Nothing lasts forever. When and where have you heard that statement? There are novels, films and songs by that name. And many people subscribe to that idea in life. It’s like the old saying, “You only go ‘round once in life so grab all the gusto you can.” Someone said it this way: ...read more

  • 20. The God Who Avenges

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2013
    based on 88 ratings
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    The Psalmist describes the actions of our great God. 1- God avenges for evil 2- God sees the oppression 3- God blesses the humble

    INTRO.- ILL.- A father of four boys came home to find them all engaged in something of a free-for-all. Addressing his remarks to the most aggressive of the four, he asked, “Butch, who started this?” “Well, it all started when Harold hit me back,” exclaimed Butch. We humans like to take matters ...read more

  • 21. Give Thanks And Remember

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2013
    based on 95 ratings
     | 77,813 views

    1- Give thanks and remember His wonders 2- Give thanks and remember His covenant 2- Give thanks and remember His people

    INTRO.- ILL.- "Grandpa, I'm really proud of you," said his granddaughter. "What's to be proud of?" asked the old man. She replied, "I noticed that when you sneeze, you've learned to put your hand in front of your mouth." "Of course," explained Grandpa. "How else can I catch my ...read more

  • 22. A Record Of Sins

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2013
    based on 89 ratings
     | 18,919 views

    I see the path of forgiveness of sin in this text. 1- We cry and the Lord forgives 2- We wait and the Lord gives hope 3- We believe and the Lord redeems

    INTRO.- Have you ever been stopped by a police officer for any reason, speeding, incorrect lane crossing, etc.??? ILL.- A policeman pulls a man over for speeding and asks him to get out of the car. After looking the man over he says, "Sir, I couldn't help but notice your eyes are bloodshot. ...read more