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  • No One Cares!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Aug 14, 2017
    based on 208 ratings
     | 17,360 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

  • An Answered Prayer From A Cave

    Contributed by David Wilson on Jan 8, 2016
     | 3,065 views

    David's emotional outpouring as he hides in a cave, with Saul closing in... is heard and answered by God.

    Psalm 142 The first thing we see in this Psalm is the descriptive label placed over it in English translations. When written in the Hebrew, these descriptions would actually have been part of the Psalm and so should be carefully considered when studying these Psalms out. We are told ...read more

  • “a Cry Of Complaint From A Caveman”

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 9, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,128 views

    “A Cry of Complaint From A Caveman”

    - Psalm 142 - “PROCEDURES FOR PROPER PRAYING” “A Cry of Complaint From A Caveman” I. Our Directions In Prayer - 142:1-3 A. Our Appeal - 142:1 Maschil of David; A Prayer when he was in the cave. I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with ...read more

  • Loneliness, Frankenstein's Monster & Psalm 142 Series

    Contributed by Bobby Gilles on Sep 10, 2015
     | 2,463 views

    How does the Bible speak into our seasons of intense loneliness? Does becoming a Christian simply make it all go away? Let's explore Psalm 142 for the answer.

    Reading: A maskil of David. When he was in the cave. A prayer. 1 I cry aloud to the LORD; I lift up my voice to the LORD for mercy. 2 I pour out before him my complaint; before him I tell my trouble. 3 When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way. In the ...read more

  • Going Through A Rough Patch Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 30, 2015
     | 2,641 views

    This is the 3rd sermon in the series "The Songs Of A King". How do you handle difficult times?

    Series: The Songs Of A King [#3] GOING THROUGH A ROUGH PATCH Psalm 142:1-7 Introduction: Have you ever just had a really bad year? You know, the year that everything breaks down and nothing seems to go right? We all have had rough patches and David is no exception. The year 1060 A.D. ...read more

  • Have You Been To Your Cave? Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 12, 2015
     | 2,079 views

    There needs to be a place where we meet with God and look deep within ourselves. For David, it appears to be a cave.

    Have You Been to Your Cave? Psalm 37, 142, 57 and I Samuel , 21 and 22 "Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices! 8 Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends ...read more

  • When You Are In The Cave

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Nov 10, 2014
     | 2,322 views

    Lessons from God are often better taught in a dark cave.

    Have you felt like you were in a cave driven there by despair, sin, your physical or spiritual enemies? It's dark and dank and you wonder if God sees your predicament and cares. You are afraid to even look out the entrance lest your enemies find you and torment you. David had a similar ...read more

  • Getting Through The Season Of Discouragement

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on May 6, 2014
     | 2,264 views

    What do we need to do when it feels like we are alone and have no where to turn.

    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 ...read more

  • Complaint Department Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 1, 2014
    based on 73 ratings
     | 15,493 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

  • "One Is The Loneliest Number" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Jul 31, 2013
     | 2,781 views

    One of the primary figures in the OT was a man named David. The Bible tells us that he had it all. He was handsome. he was strong. he was a hero. But he was also very lonely.

    LIFELINES “One is the Loneliest Number” Psalm 142:1-4 One of the primary figures in the OT is David. All of us know who David was. According to the Bible this is a man who basically had it all. The Bible tells us that David was • Handsome. Even Goliath said so and he ...read more

  • A Cry From The Cave

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Nov 8, 2012
     | 2,471 views

    We have all been in "the cave" the dark times that try mens souls. This sermon is for people who need to cry out to God from the cave.

    The Cry From The Cave Psalm 142:1-7 The book of Psalms it a book that deals with practically every human emotion. Today I want us to look at David’s cry from the cave. BIG IDEA: THE LONELINESS OF FEELING FORSAKEN BY GOD AND MAN MAKES LIFE IN THE CAVE INTOLERABLE We know ...read more

  • How Much Do You Care

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Dec 7, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,922 views

    We must show how much we care about our heavenly father.

    HOW MUCH DO YOU CARE Psalm 142 1I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication. 2I poured out my complaint before him; I shewed before him my trouble. 3When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way ...read more

  • How To Be Victorious In Trouble

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 14, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,115 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
     | 8,619 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
     | 2,891 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