Sermons on Psalm
Filling our hearts with God’s Word is the first step in living for the glory of God, because when we sin we fall short of His glory. Let the Bible be our only rule for faith and practice, and let it be stored in our hearts, readily available to guide our lives.
The writer of Psalm 130 does not take the mercy of God for granted. His heart is overwhelmed by a flood of guilt and sin before a holy God. Like the psalmist, we can find that God’s forgiveness is total and freely available today if we confess our sin and cry out to Him.
In Psalm 119:36-37, the psalmist prays, “Turn my heart toward your statues… Turn my eyes away from worthless things…” The psalmist was asking God to give him a desire to ponder deeply the truths of God’s word. Meditating on God’s word should be a daily practice that fits between reading God’s word and talking to God in prayer about what we have read. Meditation…
Learning to Love and Live Truth. During the sermon he brings out three important aspects of the Bible: It is true, it is understandable, and it is valuable.
There are times when even a devout follower of God can feel abandoned by God. The writer of Psalm 42 and Psalm 43 feels spiritually overwhelmed. He is cut off from corporate worship and is taunted by those who despise God. He begins to preach to himself, “Hope in God…” reminding himself to put his confidence in God, his rock and salvation. As a deer…