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  • Wings Of A Dove

    Contributed by Arlen Payne on Sep 1, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 4,527 views

    In times of great trials we can trust the Lord.

    On the Wings of a Dove Psalm 55 Reading: Psalm 55:1-6 In this Psalm we see David in a great trial. A good friend had betrayed him. We don’t know exactly who this friend is…Saul? Absalom? Some say it is a prophecy of Judas Iscariot when he betrayed Christ. I. His distress Vs. ...read more

  • Psalm 55 Title: When Sorrows Like Sea Billows Roll Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 21, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,191 views

    If we have been tempted to give up, to run away from our problems, then this is the psalm for us. Most of us have been where David was in this psalm—hard pressed by circumstances that are partly our own making but which have gotten beyond our control.

    Home Lessons October 9, 2015 Tom Lowe PSALM 55 Title: When Sorrows Like Sea Billows Roll (To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maskil, a Psalm of David.) Theme: A Cry of Faith in the Time of Antichrist Psalm 55 (KJV) 1 Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself ...read more

  • Handling Troubles The Right Way

    Contributed by Larry Finley on Oct 1, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,725 views

    How we handle the troubles of life will determine victory or defeat.

    1. A Critical Evaluation Vs. 3-8; 12-14 A. Destructive Enemy v. 3 B. Despairing Heart vs 4-5 C. Desire to Quit vs 6-8 D. Desperately Alone vs. 12-14 2. A Careful Supplication Vs. 1-2; 16-17 A. Pray Expectqantly v. 1 B. Pray Honestly vs. 2, 9, 15 C. Pray Passionately ...read more

  • Thrive Amid Adversity

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Oct 9, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,628 views

    Adversity has always been a part of our human experience. The challenges of life faced properly can help us grow. Maintaining faith in God helps us solve problems and overcome adversity.

    Introduction: The Righteous can thrive in adversity because they understand several principles. Adversity has always been a part of our human experience. The challenges of life faced properly can help us grow. Maintaining faith in God helps us solve problems and overcome adversity. Have you ever ...read more

  • The Shadow Of Betrayal - Psalm 55 Series

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Jun 21, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 8,926 views

    It is vitally important that in our dark times, we cast our cares on God. As Peter says, He cares for you.

    The shadow of betrayal Psalm 55 The psalm is a maskil. Ultimately, we don’t know what a maskil is. The best idea we have is that the word maskil is associated with the word "wise" or "skilled." In the times of the ancient Hebrews, wisdom could apply to anything. You could cook wisely (some ...read more

  • Psalm 55 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Mar 2, 2020
     | 4,420 views

    How excruciating is the heartbreak from the betrayal of a trusted friend! David expresses his anguish as only David can.

    For Sermon Central researchers: I have posted a series of 15 sermons on the Psalms. In recent personal studies I have found the psalms to be richer and more thought-provoking than I had fully appreciated. I had too often swept swiftly through psalms without slowing down to inquire as thoroughly as ...read more

  • Help For The Broken Heart

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Jul 15, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 9,369 views

    In his time of heartache, David found help. So can we !

    Help For The Broken Heart Psalms 55 I. The Sorrow........His Heart Was Aching. David was a man after God’s own heart, and yet he experienced heartache. All of us go through difficulties in our life that are so deep, and so ...read more

  • When The Bottom Falls Out Series

    Contributed by Wes Richard on Aug 22, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 9,109 views

    Psalm 55 can serve as a prayer when you experience reversals in life

    When the bottom falls out Psalm 55 I read of a brick layer who ended up in the hospital with extensive injuries because of a work-related accident. His insurance company wanted information about his injuries, so he attached the following explanation: In your letter, you asked for ...read more

  • Fly With Jesus Series

    Contributed by Tom Doubt on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,966 views

    This is the first of 5 messages on flying; how to fly when your spiritual engine fails.

    Dr. Tom Doubt, Senior Pastor Four Mile Creek Baptist Church Richmond, VA 1st of a series of 5 on flying FLY WITH JESUS BACKGROUND: A. There is a great old favorite hymn of mine called "I’ll Fly Away." 1. I¡¦ll fly away O glory,I¡¦ll fly away, When I die hallelujah, fly away ...read more

  • Stress Can Save Your Life

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Aug 20, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,800 views

    If someone tells you that he is free from all stress or anxiety, he is either a fool or a liar. We all have to learn to live with a certain amount of stress and tension.

    Stress Can Save Your Life Psalm 55 Have you heard the Jamaican song: “Don’t Worry, Be Happy!” Can you picture a Jamaican man who is enjoying a stress free life? He lives a life always on vacation. There’s no stress, no concerns, no bills to pay, no children to shuttle from place to place, ...read more

  • The Realities Of The Christian Life

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Jan 25, 2022
     | 573 views

    The psalmist expressed what many of us have expressed or thought.

    He said, “...Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.” The Psalmist was not the first, and he certainly was not the last person who wished he had wings as a dove so he could fly away. Illus: We all have felt like the man who went to the bus station and told ...read more

  • Dealing With The Severe Difficulties Of Life

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Mar 4, 2022
     | 400 views

    Each winter we seem to be plagued with dreadful viruses that make us wonder about two things:

    (1) Americans cannot help but wonder about what the world considers to be the greatest health care, yet it cannot even cure the common cold. Often it seems to us the world’s greatest health care is no more than the world’s greatest racket. We are told that in America we have the best health ...read more

  • Dealing With The Severe Difficulties Of Life

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Mar 23, 2022
     | 265 views

    Each winter we seem to be plagued with dreadful viruses that make us wonder about two things:

    (1) Americans cannot help but wonder about what the world considers to be the greatest health care, yet it cannot even cure the common cold. Often it seems to us the world’s greatest health care is no more than the world’s greatest racket. We are told that in America we have the best health ...read more

  • Four Types Of Mourning

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Mar 23, 2022
     | 482 views

    We all have our share of problems in life and sometimes we feel like David felt when he faced the many problems he had.

    For example, he said in Psalm 55:6-8, "And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest. Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness…I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest." The questions we ask ourselves ...read more

  • How To Deal With Mean, Ugly, Back-Stabbing People

    Contributed by Charles Holt on Jul 2, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 18,534 views

    King David’s experience with his son Absolom and his counselor Ahithophel from Psalm 55 provide the backdrop for this message.