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Summer in the Psalms

A collection of sermons from the book of Psalms. A recurring series every summer since 2016.

Money Fails, God Prevails 

Money fails to redeem our soul, which is only accomplished in Christ. Three eternal failures of money  Money fails to stop death (5-12, 16-17) Money fails to give eternal life (13-14, 18-19) Money fails to be a substitute for God. (7,14,15)

A Royal Wedding Song 

Psalm 45 The Church lives in awe of her King while anticipating an eternal union with him. I. The Poet’s Exuberance 45:1 II. The Groom’s Excellence 45:2-9 A. Gracious Speech  (2) B. Conquering Sword  (3-5) C. Divine Supremacy (6a, 7b) D. Righteous Sceptre   (6,7) E. Wealthy Status (8,9) III. The Bride’s Allegiance 45:10-15 A. The Charge (11) B. The Blessings (12,…

Preparing for and Enduring Persecution

Text: Psalm 44 Big Idea: God’s people must be prepared for foes whose hatred will lead to rising up against them. Outline: How can we be prepared for and endure these foes? (1) Meditate on and remember redemptive history (Vs. 1-3) (2) Meditate on and remember God’s omnipotence (Vs. 4-8) (3) Meditate on and remember God’s providence (Vs. 9-22) (4) Meditate on…

Separated from God 

Psalm 43 Like David, when we feel separated from God, our souls must long to praise God according to the means that He has provided us with. Three pleas in the midst of a felt separation: 1. God, vindicate me (1-2) 2. God, send out your light and your truth (3-4) 3. Soul, hope in God (5)

God’s Faithfulness 

Psalm 41 God blesses our charity with his charity Three testimonies to God’s faithfulness (1)  God’s faithfulness according to David a. The Principle (1-3) b. The Plea (4-10) c. The Proof (11-12) d. The Praise (13) (2)  God’s faithfulness according to Christ (3)  God’s faithfulness according to Us

Waiting on God

Psalm 40 Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning (Psalm 30:5b) Ten ways to help you navigate difficult trials while waiting on God: I. Act I: David Looks to a Past Deliverance (40:1-11) 1. Rehearse Past Experiences of Deliverance (1-3) 2. Rely on God’s Protection Rather than the Arm of Flesh (4) 3. Recount the Many Blessings…

We Are Sojourners with God

God’s discipline should drive us to Biblical confession. How should someone confess to God? They should acknowledge life is short. They should come to God alone. They should be open and honest about their sin. They should ask for forgiveness. They should ask for God’s grace.