Psalm 149 – Learning to Praise

Psalm 149closePsalm 149 Sing to the Lord a New Song 149:1 Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the godly! 2 Let Israel be glad in his Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King! 3 Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him

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Psalm 142 – Overcoming Trouble

Psalm 142closePsalm 142 You Are My Refuge A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer. 142:1 With my voice I cry out to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. 2 I pour out my complaint before him; I tell my trouble before him. 3 When my spirit faints

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Psalms 139d – Capturing God’s Heart, Giving Him mine

How much does God protect or help me Psalm 139closePsalm 139 Search Me, O God, and Know My Heart To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. 139:1 O Lord, you have searched me and known me! 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. 3 You search out

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Psalms 139c – God has plans for you

Section 3: How carefully has God made me?  (vv. 13-18) Answers self-image Psalm 139closePsalm 139 Search Me, O God, and Know My Heart To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. 139:1 O Lord, you have searched me and known me! 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from

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Psalms 139b – God is close to You.

2. How close is God to me? (vv. 7-12)  This answers the question of our personal loneliness.  And it also confronts living in God’s presence.  Where can I go from Your Spirit?  Or where can I flee from Your presence? If I ascend to heaven, You are there; if I make my bed in Sheol,

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Psalm 139a – God knows You

Psalm 139closePsalm 139 Search Me, O God, and Know My Heart To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. 139:1 O Lord, you have searched me and known me! 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. 3 You search out my path and my lying down and are

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Psalm 137 – Overcoming our own Captivity

Psalm 137closePsalm 137 How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song? 137:1 By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. 2 On the willows there we hung up our lyres. 3 For there our captors required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!”

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Psalm 131 – A Private Time with God

When was the last time you have had to compose and quiet your spirit?  You should find a measure of comfort that David had to call upon his God given strength to do just that.  Oh no, you are not alone in this world.  When fears haunt your midnights and your 4 a.m.’s, you might reread Psalm 131closePsalm 131

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Psalm 128 – The blessing of the Fear of the Lord

Psalm 128closePsalm 128 Blessed Is Everyone Who Fears the Lord A Song of Ascents. 128:1 Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! 2 You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. 3 Your wife will be like a fruitful

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Psalm 127 – Long Term Building

Psalm 127closePsalm 127 Unless the Lord Builds the House A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. 127:1 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. 2 It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest,

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