Synopsis: As the Corona virus continues to sweep across our nation, it has turned our lives upside down producing much uncertainty. In the midst of all this, the personal difficulties many have been facing continue! How do we handle these times of uncertainty? Psalm 46 teaches us that our security is rooted in what God is and what God does---His person and work. Here are three truths about our God that encourage us to find our security in Him.
Synopsis: Have you fallen into the trap of thinking that Thanksgiving is not for you if ... 1) you are not in the mood for it, 2) due to hardships and the pain of current or past circumstances you don't feel like, or 3) it is dependent upon favorable happenings and if conditions warrant it? Then here is hope and help from God's Word for you in this morning's message!
Synopsis: God's greatness and goodness motivate praise and worship.
Our missionary, Dr. Walter Loescher, had the privilege of being the first preacher to preach in our brand new church as today is the first day we held worship services in the new building. Providentially, he was able to fill in for our pastor who had laryngitis.
Synopsis: In part two of this message from Psalm 145, we look at the second key component of biblical praise. When these two components are embraced and practiced, they generate a genuine spirit of thanksgiving to God.
Synopsis: There a number of unique features about this psalm and reasons that justify referring to it as "The Psalm of Perfect Praise." If we would praise God as we ought, then we must learn from David how to praise God as He deserves. Why? Because this type of praise generates genuine Thanksgiving! Learn two key components to biblical praise that will help us pattern our praise of God after David!
Synopsis: One of the great hindrances to the arrival of Revival is unconfessed, unforsaken sin. We all know sin needs to be confessed, but how exactly do we go about doing it? What really is involved in confessing sin to God?
Synopsis: In recent days there has been a lot on the news and on social media about the Coronavirus and the national and international impact it has been having. As fear grips the heart of so many, how should born-again believers handle this time of uncertainty? This message from Psalm 56:3-4 answers that question. Here's encouragement and hope for you!
Synopsis: Whether through words that are spoken or written, facing disrespect, contempt and hostile attacks just because we are a devoted follower of Christ, is always a very difficult thing to handle. So how do you do so?
Psalm 123 is a great help to us because the Psalmist was experiencing the very same thing! Its teaching will give you the tools you need to handle these times. One of the truths taught is the matter of what we are to behold with our eyes.
There are two key concepts that come from a picturesque image that was common in OT days that will equip to know what it means to put our eyes on the Lord and behold our God.
Synopsis: Why does Psalm 19 end with a prayer? What's the connection between vv. 1-11 and vv. 12-14? In tonight's message we discover that connection and learn that there is always a direct link between God's revelation and prayer. It's a link we should use each day!
Synopsis: There are two perspectives on life - one oriented around self and this world; the other around God and the world to come. "Men of this world" live as if this world is all that exists and all that really matters. David lived as if God really existed and eternity is what really matters. With which of these two do you identify? How does your lifestyle answer that question? If the infinite God is not enough to satisfy you, then nothing finite can or ever will.