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  • Telling God My Complaints And Problems Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Mar 16, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,265 views

    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 http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/responding-to-god-psalms/ Introduction to Reading We are up to our sixth sermon in this series on the Psalms. Through this series we have ...read more

  • D:day Disaster Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jul 23, 2013
     | 3,719 views

    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 ...read more

  • A Depressed Faith Series

    Contributed by Rob Hall on Nov 20, 2012
     | 4,353 views

    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 ...read more

  • Forgiving God Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Nov 1, 2018
     | 2,981 views

    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:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/forgiveness/ 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 … ...read more

  • The Melancholy Psalm

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 19, 2015
     | 4,544 views

    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: http://www.crcna.org/resources/church-resources/reading-sermons/dark-ending-bright-beginning)

    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 ...read more

  • Where Is God When It Hurts? Series

    Contributed by Michael Deaton on Jan 27, 2012
     | 9,120 views

    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 ...read more

  • Permission To Feel Despondent Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 15, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,010 views

    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 ...read more

  • What Is It ,if I Die?

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Jun 21, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,654 views

    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, ...read more

  • Life In The Pits -- A Near-Death Experience Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 54 ratings
     | 7,427 views

    THE LONELINESS OF BEING FORSAKEN BY GOD AND MAN MAKES LIFE IN THE PITS INTOLERABLE

    BIG IDEA: THE LONELINESS OF BEING FORSAKEN BY GOD AND MAN MAKES LIFE IN THE PITS INTOLERABLE INTRODUCTION: This is the saddest psalm in the psalter; no glimmer of hope; for once we are left in the same state of despair as at the beginning of the psalm. We know God’s promise that He will ...read more

  • When It Doesn't Get Any Better

    Contributed by Dr. Jeremy Simpson on Mar 16, 2007
    based on 21 ratings
     | 13,894 views

    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 ...read more

  • Psalms: When Darkness Is Your Only Friend (Psalms Of Disorientation: Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Joshua Blackmon on May 12, 2021
     | 1,863 views

    The basis of this sermon is a sermon preached by Tim Keller on Psalm 88.

    When Darkness Is My Only Friend Introduction Warning: I want to build your faith, but my first point of this sermon is a real downer. The book of Psalms is filled with desperate prayers. There are personal laments and corporate laments. It is in these that the psalmists express their ...read more

  • Holy Saturday Sermon/Service Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 28, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 13,929 views

    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 ...read more

  • Spirit Of Heaviness

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Feb 11, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 12,816 views

    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. Kyfingers@aol.com 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 ...read more

  • Breakthrough Insights 2 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jul 17, 2020
     | 2,032 views

    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 ...read more

  • Apostles' Creed: He Descended Into Hades Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Aug 14, 2019
     | 2,223 views

    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 ...read more