Sermon Series
  • 1. Introduction To The Book Of Psalms

    Contributed on Sep 11, 2012
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    The book of Psalms connects us to the emotional content of the song writer and the heart of God. In this introduction we talk about how the Psalms is the most unique book in the Bible.

  • 2. Digging For Water

    Contributed on Sep 17, 2012
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    Everyone wants wisdom, but Psalm 1 gives more than just good advice, but vital information that can affect your entire life and beyond. It describes two paths in the life of your mind. Choices matter, which one are you making on a daily basis?

  • 3. God Our Rescuer - God Our King

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2012

    Psalms 2 & 3 show us that God is in charge no matter how the human default condition of rebellion tries to get in the way. They also show us that when faced with difficulty there are four things we do naturally that make our troubles worse, and four ways

  • 4. What To Do When You Are Surrounded

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2012
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    Are there times in your life when you feel penned in on every side and there is no where to turn for relief? Do you ever cry yourself to sleep only to wake up early? If so, then these psalms are for your comfort and hope.

  • 5. When Evil Boasts

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2012

    Sometimes it feels like people who boast there is no God and they will not be accountable for what they do are everywhere. But Psalms 10, 11, & 12 show us the true character of evil and the true heart of God who hears, observes, and rescues those who take

  • 6. Waiting

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2012
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    The thing we have the least patience with is waiting. When we are facing a difficulty we want instant results. When God doesn't operate on our table we get frustrated. David got frustrated too but how he handles it can help us have patience too.

  • 7. Is This All There Is?

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2012

    In our world of entertainment, glitz, and glamor, we are led to believe that if we follow the pattern of this age we can get satisfaction. But in the end it is only temporary. David tells us that the satisfaction that comes from a relationship with God ha

  • 8. God As Your Warrior

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2012
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    No matter how deep of a hole you find yourself in, if you have a relationship with God He will hear, He will find, and He will rescue you, though the victory may not be what you expect, it is accomplishing God's will

  • 9. Do You Feel Forsaken?

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2012

    Often Christians their most difficult moments when they choose to trust God in difficult times and then He seems not to answer. David, and Jesus experienced this and we can learn from their reactions.

  • 10. The Good Shepherd

    Contributed on Dec 3, 2012

    One of the greatest of all the psalms gives us hope when venturing out of the sheep pen that a God of great love will accompany us in life's darkest valleys.

  • 11. Victory From Mistakes

    Contributed on Dec 11, 2012
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    Our first inclination when we blow it is to hide from God. But as we learn in these two psalms, our first reaction should be to turn to God and trust in God to forgive, heal, and teach us how to be like God. If you have ever sinned or made a mistake, thes

  • 12. Be Encouraged!

    Contributed on Dec 19, 2012

    As we walk through difficulties in life, one of the best ways to get perspective and see our way through to the end is encouragement. David shows us the best way possible to become encouraged!

  • 13. Who Is In Control?

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2013

    When we look around at our nation and our culture it is easy to become discouraged and bummed out. But in these two psalms we see reasons for rejoicing no matter what life throws our way.

  • 14. Walking With God

    Contributed on Feb 4, 2013
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    Once you accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior - what next? How do you actually move forward in your life with God? There are forces that want to keep you from doing well, and we explore them in these two psalms.

  • 15. Taking The Long View

    Contributed on Feb 10, 2013

    What do you do when the culture around you and life seems to go south? Do you rant and rave and get bummed? Get some incredible advice from David on how to put life and difficulty into perspective.

  • 16. The Problem & Solution To Sin

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2013

    Sin is one of those things we don't want to talk about or face. But it is the central problem facing us every day. There is a solution, but it starts with facing sin head on.

  • 17. What To Do When I Am Depressed

    Contributed on Feb 25, 2013

    Depression sometimes hits us, but we often don't know how to handle it or get out of it. In fact, we feel guilty for even being depressed. But these psalms give us some clues on what to do when we are down.

  • 18. The Warrior & His Bride

    Contributed on Mar 4, 2013
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    These three psalms give us a wonderful picture of salvation, the Bride of Christ, and Jesus the Warrior King who rules for truth, justice, and humility.

  • 19. Return Of The King

    Contributed on Mar 11, 2013

    Do you contemplate the love of the Lord for you? Do you thinkabout him as the King of the earth and the King of your heart? In these psalms, catch a vision for what it will be like when Jesus rules.

  • 20. How To Approach God

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2013

    Have you ever wondered how to approach God? Mankind makes up all kinds of ways to do it including external shows of relgious piety or elaborate ceremony. But in these three psalms we see God's recipe for drawing close to Him.

  • 21. Frienenemies

    Contributed on Apr 9, 2013

    Betrayal is one of the hardest things we have to deal with, especially if it is a friend or brother or sister. David experienced much betrayal in his life and in these Psalms we learn how to effectively deal with friends who become enemies.

  • 22. The Cave Of Worship

    Contributed on Apr 16, 2013
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    From the real life lessons of David on the run, we discover ways to cope with danger, difficulty, and the demands of living a life of faith in a godless world.

  • 23. When I Am Weak

    Contributed on Apr 22, 2013

    Sometimes trouble just overwhelms you. You feel vulnerable, weak, unstable. If you ever feel this way, you are in good company. David felt that way too. He poured his heart out to God and depended on the Lord in a way that will help you in times of troubl

  • 24. When I Am Lonely

    Contributed on Apr 29, 2013

    Do you ever feel physically or emotionally alone? David knew very well how that felt. Fortunately for us, he wrote down both his feelings and his vision of what to do in these very difficult times.

  • 25. Provision & Presence

    Contributed on May 20, 2013
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    Our age and our culture teach us that we can never be satisfied, but must continually strive towards satisfaction by the things we amass. The Psalms have a different approach. In them we l

  • 26. When I Am At The End Of My Rope

    Contributed on Jun 10, 2013
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    Do you ever feel like you have done everything you know how to do, even cried out to God for answers, yet He feels far away or even unwilling to help? Believe it or not, Asaph felt the same way, and his answer can really bring a sense of help and purpose

  • 27. Remaining Faithful To God

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2013

    One of the hardest things for us to do is once we have a relationship with God to keep that relationship going and to remain faithful. Israel faced this same problem over and over and in the psalms we look at today, we find some ways to help us stay loyal

  • 28. Drawing Near To God In Worship

    Contributed on Jun 25, 2013
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    Why worship the Lord? What benefits are there? What happens if we don't? Today we look at some psalms that greatly encourage our worship and closeness to God. It's a feeling like no other to come into God's presence in worship.

  • 29. The Dark At The End Of The Tunnel

    Contributed on Jun 30, 2013
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    You've heard the old saying about the light at the end of the tunnel, but sometimes life is so difficult that there simply seems to be no light at all - no answer, no relief. What do you do in times like that?

  • 30. Trust The Ways Of God And Not My Ways

    Contributed on Jul 8, 2013

    Sometimes we falsely believe that because we belong to God we can do no wrong and God must bless everything we do. What we must realize is that as we move in concert with how God wants us to move that things will line up for His glory.

  • 31. What To Do When Surrounded By Evil

    Contributed on Jul 15, 2013
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    We see people getting victimized, we see people rejecting God, we see people acting in very ungodly like ways. What should we do about it? As we study these psalms we get a picture of who God is, who we are, and we get a perspective to help.

  • 32. How To Approach God And Live

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2013

    God is dangerous to human beings. Approach God and die. And yet the Psalms tell us to come near. How can we do that? There is only one way, but it's the best way!

  • 33. The Broken Compass

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2013

    When we think about ourselves and our mistakes, we often think that God either doesn't love us, or that we disappoint Him regularly. The problem is our compass is broken.

  • 34. Faithful Or Unfaithful

    Contributed on Aug 7, 2013

    How often do you blow it when trying to obey God? Instead of pulling into yourself in shame, or denying the sin itself, why not embrace the sin (your unfaithfulness) and God's faithfulness to you?

  • 35. Does God Rub Off On You?

    Contributed on Aug 25, 2013

    God is good and powerful that, even though we fought Him tooth and nail, He still saved us, cleansed us and now transforms us into His character. That wonderful work is something to behold, and the riches we receive are incredible.

  • 36. What Stands Between You And God?

    Contributed on Sep 3, 2013
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    As humans, our default position is to be self-centered. And unless we are aware of it and address it, we will always act in our own best self-interest. But as the Psalms show us, we are not the center of the universe - God is. And that's a very good thing

  • 37. Hosanna!

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2013

    To the Jews, Hosanna meant "Help - Save us!" But it morphed in its meaning in a way that gives us all hope. This psalm is jammed full of Messianic references and hope for the future king of the world: Jesus.

  • 38. The Mirror

    Contributed on Sep 16, 2013

    Psalm 119 is all about God's Word, but is the Word an instruction manual with every detail of life enumerated for us, or is it more a character sketch of the most beautiful and wonderful being ever?

  • 39. Looking Up To God

    Contributed on Sep 30, 2013

    The temptations and accusations of the world are like a man-eating plant that wraps its legs around our character and seeks to drag us down. God's Word is like the searchlight from a Coast Guard helicopter, coming to rescue us in times of trouble.

  • 40. Looking Down The Path

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2013
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    Each decision we make in life is not a discrete unit. It is connected in a long chain of decisions that leads in a trajectory either towards the character of the Lord or away from it. This part of Psalm 119 helps us set the right course in life.

  • 41. Life's Dangerous Journey

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2013

    Living a life dedicated to God can be a dangerous undertaking. There are physical, emotional and even spiritual battles that threaten to take us away from trusting God and being used by Him. These psalms offer hope in that journey.

  • 42. Fruitfulness In The Midst Of Great Pressure

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2013

    How do we have a fruitful life - one filled with joy amidst the pressures of this age? These five psalms of assent give us clues as to how God blesses in the midst of pressure.

  • 43. Humility To Praise

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2013

    When you are at the bottom it seems like there is no way up or out. But in the final five songs of ascent, we see that the way is the way of Yahweh.