Category Archive: Sermons

Swimming In The Psalms: Responding To Our Sin (Psalm 51)

Psalm 51 For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. 1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your… Continue reading

Return To Your Rest, My Soul (Psalm 116:7)

We continue to dive into different Psalms this summer to encourage us to read them on our own regularly. Psalms are powerful examples of people praising the LORD in their trials, trusting Him… Continue reading

The Sacrifice Of The Lord: Psalm 22

This spring we have looked into the Bible to see Old Testament passages that point to Jesus Christ, as well as passages that reveal what the LORD is like; this summer we will… Continue reading

Purpose & Mission…

The last couple of months, our Father has been loving me by disciplining me— showing me areas where I fall short as a husband, dad and pastor. It’s taking Him a while because… Continue reading

Swimming In The Psalms 3: The Word of God (19:7-14)

Let’s keep Swimming In The Psalms this summer: The Word of the LORD (Psalm 19:7-14)! “The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. Example: Matthew 6:1-6,16-18: Give, pray, fast—do it all in secret,… Continue reading

The Compassion Of The LORD…

Purpose of life = knowing the LORD— being reborn/forgiven/adopted so we can know Him personally— the Lord Jesus died to give us access to the Father, to reconcile our relationship to Him. That’s ultimately… Continue reading

The Willingness Of The LORD…

Few people would want a medical school student to do their surgery— we typically prefer the seasoned doctor, experienced with many surgeries under his/her belt, not a doctor in training. And yet in… Continue reading

Swimming In The Psalms 2: The Heavens Declare (19:1-6)…

For the director of music. A psalm of David. 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. 2 Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal… Continue reading

Swimming In The Psalms 1: The LORD Hears (4:1-8)

Why invest time in the Psalms this summer? Psalms are powerful, especially when we go thru hard times—they are real/gritty/honest, like reading diaries of God’s people thousands of years ago. Refreshing & encouraging… Continue reading

It’s All Meaningless 11? The Culture’s Creed (Ecclesiastes 8-11)

Final post in Ecclesiastes: The Culture’s Creed…& The Conclusion Ecclesiastes 8:16-17: When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to observe the labor that is done on earth— people getting no sleep day… Continue reading