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  • Jarring Our Memories

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Jan 24, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,543 views

    We need Thanksgiving to jar our memories

    JARRING OUR MEMORIES PSALM 137:1-4 Jarring our memories Baker/Cup bearer dreams and Joseph "Yet the cup bearer did not remember Joseph but forgot him" 40:23 Pharoah's dream jars cup bearer's memory FORGETFULNESS LED TO THANKLESSNESS Perhaps something has jarred your ...read more

  • You Don't Have The Right To Remain Silent Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Jan 16, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 15,753 views

    Background for Nehemiah series, motivating the decimated. In this message we talk about the morale of the Jews who long ago had hung up their harps and how Nehemiah had to some how motivate them to build again.

    You Don't Have the Right to Remain Silent PPT 1 - Series slide Last week we began our series on the book of Nehemiah, "Rebuilding and Restoring," by reading the first four verses of chapter 1 and noting that the people living in Jerusalem were living in great reproach and distress behind broken ...read more

  • Pretending Everything Is Okay

    Contributed by Jason Patrick on Nov 24, 2001
    based on 96 ratings
     | 17,942 views

    As part of a family of faith, Christians need to realize that we can be honest with God and with one another about just how difficult life can sometimes be.

    Pretending Everything is Okay / Psalm 137 Proper 22, Year C; Downsville Baptist Church; 7 October 2001 One of the biggest grievances that I presently hold against many churchgoers is the notion that it is important that we act like everything is just fine in our lives even when it is not. ...read more

  • God's Message To A Nation Under Attack

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Dec 10, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,055 views

    Message for the Sunday following the attack of September 11, 2001.

    September 16, 2001 INTRODUCTION We’ve wandered in a haze now for six days. Some fitting words for this week were sung several years ago by Bruce Cockburn, “Sometimes a wind comes out of nowhere and knocks you off your feet.” A wind has come out of New York and Washington, knocked us off our ...read more

  • A Bitter Pill To Swallow Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,474 views

    CAPTIVITY SILENCES THE SONGS OF JOY AS WE WEEP OVER OUR LOST GLORY

    BIG IDEA: CAPTIVITY SILENCES THE SONGS OF JOY AS WE WEEP OVER OUR LOST GLORY INTRODUCTION: cf. son Steve hates to swallow pills I. (:1-3) CAPTIVITY IS A BITTER PILL TO SWALLOW A. Because of Memories of Lost Glory “By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we ...read more

  • Engaging The Enemy

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 8, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,719 views

    Psalm 137 begins with heart-breaking pathos and ends with shocking hostility.

    Psalm 137 begins with heart-breaking pathos and ends with shocking hostility. The children of Israel were taken by force from their homeland, a place given them by God. In captivity they sat by the edge of the Euphrates and wept, overcome with despair. Anyone who has suffered a significant loss ...read more

  • How Shall We Sing In A Strange Land?

    Contributed by John Crisp on Jul 13, 2014
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     | 8,925 views

    How shall we sing the Lords song in a strange land?

    Psalm 137.4 – How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land? • V5 – By not forgetting our home. o “If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.” o They always had their minds on home. o They longed for home not ...read more

  • Lent4b—rejoice Sunday

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Feb 2, 2018
     | 2,726 views

    The theology of enjoyment in the Book of Ecclesiastes is repeated over and over: find enjoyment and satisfaction in your work.

    It’s optional— when the Church’s sacred ministers wear “pink” on Laetare Sunday —the Fourth Sunday of Lent. The word is from the Latin word for the command “rejoice!” To illustrate this theme: A famous preacher was trying to teach his students to make their facial expressions harmonize ...read more

  • Don't Kill The Mockingbird

    Contributed by J Richison on Aug 10, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,309 views

    We must not lose our song in the darkness of night.

    Don't Kill The Mockingbird “To Kill a Mockingbird” was a novel published in 1960 by a lady named Harper Lee. It was a book dealing with racial inequality. Based on a story of a white attorney representing a black man who was accused of raping a white woman. The book was made into a movie in ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount - Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Jun 17, 2019
     | 3,227 views

    Part 3 in a 14-part series of studies I call “The Christian Character” as described by Jesus to a crowd of people on a Galilean hillside as he delivered what is more familiarly known as the “Sermon on the Mount.” In this part we examine the beatitude, “Blessed are those who mourn.”

    Sermon on the Mount The Christian Character Matthew 5:3 - 7:27 (Cf. Luke 6:20-49) Part 3 - Beatitudes – those who mourn This is Part 3 in a 14-part series of studies I call “The Christian Character” as described by Jesus to a crowd of people on a Galilean hillside as he delivered what is more ...read more

  • Dreams, Tears And A Song

    Contributed by Malcolm Coby on Feb 22, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 13,759 views

    We have dreams that are interrupted by situations that result in tears, but God gives us a song of hope and a pre-determined purpose.

    Dreams, Tears and A Song Scripture Text: Psalm 137:1-4 Focus: HOPE, PURPOSE, and RESTORATION The hopes and dreams of people are often shattered by the unexpected or the undesired events of life. This is a word about the process of restoration. We have dreams that are interrupted by ...read more

  • The Lost Song In A Backslider’s Life

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Mar 11, 2016
     | 4,417 views

    How to regain your joy.

    THE LOST SONG IN A BACKSLIDER’S LIFE Text: Psalm 137:1-7 INTRODUCTION: Here is a song soaked with tears. A backslidden people have lost their ability to sing the Lord’s song. The harps that were dedicated to give praise to God are silent now by the River of Babylon (world). The harps ...read more

  • Three Of The Greatest Emotions In Life

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 160 ratings
     | 14,445 views

    We have many emotions. These include fear, anger, excitement, loneliness, despair, and satisfaction. What emotions motivate you the most?

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. We have many emotions. These include fear, anger, excitement, loneliness, despair, and satisfaction. What emotions motivate you the most ____________________________? 2. The three greatest emotions. Today’s lesson surrounds three of the greatest emotions: WHAT ...read more

  • Singing In A Foreign Land

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Feb 20, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 13,615 views

    Have you lost your song in a foreign land or ’far country’? The Jewish people did in Babylon...this message offers helps on how to return...(the audio has much more than does the manuscript)

    Singing In a Foreign Land Psalm 137:1-4 * Our Psalm today is written by some unknown writer toward the end of the Jewish captivity. It appears to be a report of the feeling of the Jewish people at this time. In it, we can discover some common truths that we have with the Jewish people. Let’s ...read more

  • Corporate Loss

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Jan 24, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,483 views

    Psalm 137 and Israel, corporately expressing their grief

    This month we are looking at some of the more emotional parts of the bible, the parts where you can go and maybe relate to the feelings and emotions that we go through. Last week I looked at feeling abandoned and Ps 22. This week I want to look at general hurts and pains and Ps 137. The situation ...read more