Sermons from September 2013
You cannot encounter the Creator of the Universe and remain the same. Sermon on the Mount is Jesus� teaching on how we will be different.
This Psalm teaches us how to handle anything in life. The reason we are overcome by life�s trauma, trials and temptations is because in the content of our self-talk we forget the Gospel (His benefits).
Nothing overcomes apathy for the Word of God like an appetite for the God of that Word. The more you are overwhelmed by the relentless love of God for you, the more you will be relentless in your love for Him & His Word.
Contentment! Everyone wants it, very few find it, the billion dollar add industry preys on our lack of it, poor men are rich with it, rich men are poor without it and it can only ultimately be found in the Good Shepherd.
Our psalm today is called a �song of ascent� or a �pilgrim song�. These songs (Ps. 120-135) were sung together with the people of God as they journeyed to Jerusalem, to take part in the Jewish feasts. Each Psalm has a theme. Psalm 130 is about Hope (waiting). In this song, the psalmist goes from the depths of despair to the mountain of hope in eight verses. It is such a…