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  • Breakthrough Insights 2 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jul 17, 2020

    In 2020 we are looking for a Breakthrough in our lives – a breakthrough from Covid 19, from divisive politics, from societal division and dissension in our society

    Video Transition: Fragile Sermon: Breakthrough insights pt. 2! Series: Breakthrough 2020! Thesis: In 2020 we are looking for a Breakthrough in our lives – a breakthrough from Covid 19, from divisive politics, from societal division and dissension in our society – but to get the desired more

  • Prayers That Light Darkness Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 29, 2020

    The Psalmist of Psalm 88 expresses “Prayers that Light Darkness” with prayer as an: 1) Urgent appeal in Affliction (Psalm 88:1–9a), 2) Urgent appeal with No Answers (Psalm 88:9b–12), 3) Urgent appeal under Divine Wrath (Psalm 88:13–18).

    Psalm 88:1-18 A Song. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. To the choirmaster: according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. 1 O Lord, God of my salvation, I cry out day and night before you. 2 Let my prayer come before you; incline your ear to my cry! 3 For my soul is full of troubles, more

  • Apostles' Creed: He Descended Into Hades Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Aug 14, 2019

    1. Jesus joined humanity in mortal life and death. 2. Jesus frees us from fear of loss. 3. Jesus frees us from fear of abandonment.

    APOSTLES’ CREED: He Descended into Hades When we talk about the Apostles’ Creed in membership classes, I ask people if they have questions they want to talk about. Almost always, someone asks about the phrase, “He descended into hell.” What does that mean? Honestly, I don’t know exactly what the more

  • Forgiving God Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Nov 1, 2018

    What happens when you are so upset at God that you actually tell Him you are upset with Him and that He doesn’t care? When you feel upset … and disappointed … and hurt by God … what do you do? This message wrestles with these questions.

    Message Psalm 69:1-3 Forgiving God You can listen to the full message here:- Over the past months we have kind of been working our way through a mini sermon series. The topic of this series was FORGIVENESS. So far we have talked about … more

  • I'm Not Feeling It Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on May 13, 2017

    What happens when we don't feel God's presence.

    Believing and not Believing I’m Not Feeling It May 14, 2017 Have you ever heard of Morris Albert? I’m sure most of you have, even if you can’t think of who and what he’s famous for! Listen to the first line of his most popular song from my Sophomore year in high school . . . 1974 ~ more

  • The Melancholy Psalm

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 19, 2015

    What can we learn from a psalm without a happy ending? (Material adapted from Shawn McMullen in an article in Lookout Magazine and from Peter Slofstra at:

    HoHum: Gloom, despair, and agony on me; Deep, dark depression, excessive misery; If it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all; Gloom, despair, and agony on me WBTU: Started studying on depression and went to Psalm 88. Psalm 88 has been called the most melancholy of all the psalms. One more

  • D:day Disaster Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jul 23, 2013

    Those of us of a certain age remember when the threat of a nuclear bomb was an ever present, very real fear. Today, our fears of disasters come in all kinds of wrappers.

    D-Day Prepping Series - Disaster April 14, 2013 Dr. Mike Fogerson, Chester FBC Introduction: A Those of us of a certain age remember when the threat of a nuclear bomb was an ever present, very real fear. 1 Today, our fears of disasters come in all kinds of wrappers. a Natural, man-made more

  • A Depressed Faith Series

    Contributed by Rob Hall on Nov 20, 2012

    This Psalm sums up the Christian faith and what God asks us to do.

    A DEPRESSED FAITH Text: Ps. 88 Intro: 1. We’ve seen some powerful Psalms of faith, praise, doubt turned into understanding and confidence 2. Tonite our focus is quite different----Ps. 88 I. THE PSALM VOICED BY THE PSALMIST vv. 1-2 he cries to God and asks Him to listen, to turn his more

  • Where Is God When It Hurts? Series

    Contributed by Michael Deaton on Jan 27, 2012

    Use of Psalm 88 to ask Where God Is in those hurting days of our lives

    Where is God When It Hurts? Psalm 88 LORD, you are the God who saves me; day and night I cry out to you. May my prayer come before you; turn your ear to my cry. I am overwhelmed with troubles and my life draws near to death. I am counted among those who go down to the pit; I am more

  • Telling God My Complaints And Problems Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Mar 16, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon focusses on the family of Psalms known as Laments. In a Lament the Psalmist brings his complaints and problems to God. A Lament is also an occasion when the faithfulness and care of God is questioned. Psalm 88 is the example.

    Telling God My Complaints and Problems Psalm 88:1-18 You can listen to a full recording of this message at Introduction to Reading We are up to our sixth sermon in this series on the Psalms. Through this series we have more

  • Permission To Feel Despondent Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 15, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    In Psalm 88, God gives us permission to be fully human, to face the realties of misery rather than deny them, and to pour our complaints, despondency, and miseries before Him in prayer.

    Permission to Feel Despondent (Psalm 88) 1. This is the time of year when many experience a seasonal depression attributed to the fact that the amount of sunlight is declining. We certainly are all familiar with feelings of sadness, grief and loss. But at the deepest level, we can get to the more

  • Spirit Of Heaviness

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Feb 11, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    Did you know Psalms 88 is considered the saddest chapter of Psalms. Why? God is still there even when we have HEAVY SPIRITS.

    THERE IS A SPIRIT OF HEAVINESS... By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Take a two liter of soda and ask how heavy is this? Ask a strong young man to come up and hold the bottle of soda. How heavy is this? Then ask him to hold the bottle straight out from his body? Now how heavy more

  • When It Doesn't Get Any Better

    Contributed by Dr. Jeremy Simpson on Mar 16, 2007
    based on 21 ratings

    This Psalm is like no other chapter in all the Bible. It is a Song of Sorrow. It is a Psalm of Sadness. It is, without a doubt, the darkness and sadness of all the Psalms. But let us remember that the darkest hour is just before dawn, and so, when tr

    WHEN IT DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER--PSALM 88 Introduction: This is the eleventh of the thirteen “Maschill” Psalms. In an earlier lesson I showed that “Maschill” means instruction. This is thirteenth of the Instruction Psalms. This Psalm is like no other chapter in all the Bible. It is a more

  • What Is It ,if I Die?

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Jun 21, 2004
    based on 13 ratings

    Death of the Body, the Biblical response. A lesson on what happens to the body after death.

    What is it if I Die? What is it like to be dead? The Biblical Response. All scripture is good for instruction, the Bible says so. So lets talk about the thing that people fear most, death and the grave. Many people are so afraid of death, more

  • Holy Saturday Sermon/Service Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 28, 2002
    based on 35 ratings

    A service for Holy Saturday (easter weekend), looking a despair and Psalm 88 as Peter might have said it following his betrayal.

    Holy Saturday – March 30, 2002 Worship Set #1: Intro Section: • Welcome. Announcements (?). Offering (is this appropriate? Necessary for SDC and regular giving…) • Place this service in the order of events of the Easter weekend. • In some churches where there are services of some type more