Sermons on Psalms
Hope-Full#1 – Hold On Tight – John Staiger – 24/04/22 @ 18:00 Lesson Posted by Morningside Church Of Christ on Sunday, 24 April 2022 Have you ever gotten the feeling that people think that you are naïve being a Christian? Church of the “Losers!” Church is for: Old people. The Lonely. The Emotionally infirm. Kids. Psalm 39:7 7 “And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.
Psalm 139:1-4 God’s Omnipresence and Omniscience. For the choir director. A Psalm of David. 139 O Lord, You have searched me and known me.2 You know [a]when I sit down and [b]when I rise up;You understand my thought from afar.3 You [c]scrutinize my [d]path and my lying down,And are intimately acquainted with all my ways.4 [e]Even before there is a word on my tongue,Behold, O Lord, You know it all.
Psalm 23 The Lord, the Psalmist’s Shepherd. A Psalm of David. 23 The Lord is my shepherd,I [a]shall not want.2 He makes me lie down in green pastures;He leads me beside [b]quiet waters.3 He restores my soul;He guides me in the [c]paths of righteousnessFor His name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the [d]valley of the shadow of death,I fear no [e]evil, for You are with me;Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;You [f]have anointed my head with oil;My cup overflows.6 [g]Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life,And I…
•This one area—I am glad that I did not get a fair deal. •Here I will never demand my rights. •I will not insist on what should be coming to me. •I will remain forever silent. •I will simply be thankful that I got ‘short-changed.’ Psalm 103:10-11 10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins,Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.11 For as high as the heavens are above the earth,So great is His lovingkindness toward those who [a]fear Him.
Romans 5:6-10 6 You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. 7 Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. 8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 9 Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him! 10 For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to…
The object of our faith is the Lord our God.His ‘wonders’ are a reflection of His inner thoughts towards us.Wonders—Wondrous (i.e. supernaturally marvellous) deeds.He is indeed beyond compareHis mercies—the things we have already experienced—Are but a fraction of what is still kept in store for us.Natural Wonders Surround Us! Psalm 139:13-14 13 For You formed my inward parts;You [a]covered me in my mother’s womb.14 I will praise You, for [b]I am fearfully and wonderfully made;Marvelous are Your works,And that my soul knows very well.
Do we love God? And how do you show it? Psalm 51:10 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God,And renew a steadfast spirit within me.
The Patience TestAble toAccept / Tolerate:⦁ Delays⦁ Problems⦁ SufferingWithout becomingAnnoyed or AnxiousYou can’t hide it!Obvious to everyone:⦁ Long-suffering⦁ Forbearing⦁ Accommodating⦁ Calm⦁ Content⦁ Easy-going⦁ Stoical Psalm 130:5 5 I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope;
Ephesians 4:32New American Standard Bible 32 Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven [a]you. Psalm 34:14New American Standard Bible 14 Depart from evil and do good;Seek peace and pursue it.
As we search and research the Word diligently, we travel the path of hermeneutic. We interpret the scripture to better guide our lives and confirm our faith into certainty. Jewish hermeneutics has a specific type of interpretation known as remez. Simply put, a remezis a hint of a hidden message that is found by searching out the deeper meaning; often, this is done by analysing a word, recognising the power of symbolic language, and/or connecting with other supportive scripture. A…