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  • No One Cares!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Aug 14, 2017
    based on 208 ratings
     | 16,168 views

    Is it possible that our lives have become so self-centered, so complicated, so full of things, that we no longer care? (Powerpoint Available - #215)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (REVISED: 2017) (Powerpoints used with this message are available at no charge. Just e-mail me at mnewland@sstelco.com with your request - #215.) (This is a sermon adapted from one I read years ago. ...read more

  • Complaint Department Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 1, 2014
    based on 73 ratings
     | 14,895 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

  • How To Be Victorious In Trouble

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 14, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,873 views

    C. H. Spurgeon says, "The gloom of the cave is over the psalm, and yet, as if standing at the mouth of the cave itself, the prophet poet David sees a bright light a little beyond." If you are in trouble, in the cave – In the darkness of trial – remember t

    Intro: Each one of us sooner or later (if not presently) experiences trouble. Here in this 142nd psalm we find David in great trouble. The whole Psalm teaches us how to be victorious in trouble – not how to escape trouble – but rather how to glorify God in the midst of trouble. I. WHAT WE ...read more

  • How Can I Survive When I Am So Lonely

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jun 28, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,284 views

    When our feelings tell us we are alone, how shall the Christian respond. Reviewing David’s life when he was fleeing from Saul provides insight into a godly response to loneliness.

    “With my voice I cry out to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. I pour out my complaint before him; I tell my trouble before him. “When my spirit faints within me, you know my way! In the path where I walk they have hidden a trap for me. Look to the right and ...read more

  • Getting Through Discouragement

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Oct 2, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,702 views

    Don’t give up. Look up! • We’re on a winning team. • We’re surrounded by people who love us. • And We’re surrounded by a God who loves us.

    There once was a boy playing baseball by himself in the backyard. • Who said "I’m the greatest batter in the world!" • Then He tossed the ball in the air and would swing the bat. • The Problem is He swung and he missed. • Not one to give up he throws the ball up again and says, "I’m the ...read more

  • In A Lonely Dark Cave

    Contributed by Larry Breeden on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,486 views

    When all alone and in need of help. Life maybe be dark and lonely like a cave. But God is for us

    In a Lonely Dark Cave Ps 142 INTRO: King’s David’s circumstances & emotions A. David has been promised good things, but hasn’t received them yet 1. Been ordained of God by the Prophet Samuel He is to be King of all Israel a. to have power, influence. Wealth, life of comfort, ...read more

  • There's No One To Dance With Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Aug 23, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,313 views

    Message 3 of 6 on emotions. Loneliness.

    There’s No One to Dance With Psalms 102 102 LORD, listen to my prayer; let my cry for help come to you. 2 Do not hide from me in my time of trouble. Pay attention to me. When I cry for help, answer me quickly. 3 My life is passing away like smoke, and my bones are burned up with fire. 4 ...read more

  • After Christmas Mourning

    Contributed by Jefferson Williams on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,283 views

    An expostion of David’s time of discourgement in the cave of Adullam from Psalm 142.

    After Christmas Mourning…Psalm 142 Pastor Jeff Williams 12-26-04 After Christmas Mounring…. Yesterday started earlier than I would have liked. Our two wide-eyed dreamers got up before sunrise to see what was under the tree. Maxine and I stumbled out of bed and tried to corral Josh and ...read more

  • The Cry From The Cave

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 81 ratings
     | 9,643 views

    David was hiding in a dark cave from Saul, but his greatest darkness was that of his spirit, and soul

    The Cry From The Caves Psa 142:1-7 The book of Psalms it a book that deals with practically every human emotion. If you’re dealing with an emotional problem, you’ll probably find something in the Psalms that you can identify with. It is an extremely honest ...read more

  • Living With The Bats

    Contributed by James May on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,802 views

    David was in a state of depression while in the Cave of Adullam. He was in there with all the bats, both winged and two-legged. But he found a way out of that cave and so can we.

    LIVING WITH THE BATS Psalms 142:1-7, "<Maschil of David; A Prayer when he was in the cave.> I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication. I poured out my complaint before him; I shewed before him my trouble. When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Eyes That See Series

    Contributed by Frederick Davison on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,410 views

    Jesus, Good Samaritan Become Betroubled Traveler: He Who Knew No Sin Became Sin for Us

    “Blessed are the Eyes that See the Things Ye See” Hosea 6.1-6; Galatians 3.15-22; St. Luke 10.23-37; Psalm 142 the Sermon preached at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church—U.A.C. for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity by the Rev. Frederick E. Davison, Pastor September 14, 2003 X X X ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Eyes That See Series

    Contributed by Frederick Davison on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,291 views

    Jesus, Good Samaritan Become Betroubled Traveler: He Who Knew No Sin Became Sin for Us

    “Blessed are the Eyes that See the Things Ye See” Hosea 6.1-6; Galatians 3.15-22; St. Luke 10.23-37; Psalm 142 the Sermon preached at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church—U.A.C. for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity by the Rev. Frederick E. Davison, Pastor September 14, 2003 X X X ...read more

  • Abuse? Then Make God Your R.e.f.u.g.e.

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,452 views

    When we are being abused, we can be fully assured that God is our protection and our sufficiency when you follow R.E.F.U.G.E

    Abuse? Then make God your R.E.F.U.G.E. 6 Steps In Dealing With An Abuse Psalm 142 A maskil of David, when he was in the cave. 1 To the Lord I cry out; to the Lord I plead for mercy. 2 I pour out my lament before him; I tell him about my troubles. 3 Even when my strength leaves me, you watch ...read more

  • "Cave Buster”

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Oct 15, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,193 views

    prayer - Psalms 142 -

    “Cave Buster” Psalms 142 I started this with a really interesting “opener” but the further that I dug into the scripture the more I realized that the opener would not do this scripture justice. At the risk of disappointing my son who really liked the opening illustration… I instead want us to ...read more

  • Building A Caring Church: Caring For The Hurting

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 135 ratings
     | 23,239 views

    If we are going to be a church or a Christian that pleases God we are going to have to be people who care for the hurting.

    This psalm is a prayer, the substance of which David offered up to God when he was forced by Saul to take shelter in a cave. He was disowned and deserted by his friends. David was in the ditch of despair and in v.4, he expressed how he felt at this point in his life when he said, "No man cared for ...read more