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Sermons on Psalms

Stormy Seas

First Class: Psalm 85:8-13, Second Class: Matthew 14:22-33 Psalm 85:8-13 8 I will listen to what God the Lord says;     he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants—     but let them not turn to folly. 9 Surely his salvation is near those who fear him,     that his glory may dwell in our land. 10 Love and faithfulness meet together;…

Devotions

First Lesson: Psalm 68:1-10, Second Lesson: Acts: 1:6-14 Psalm 68 For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. A song. 1 May God arise, may his enemies be scattered;     may his foes flee before him. 2 May you blow them away like smoke—     as wax melts before the fire,     may the wicked perish before God. 3 But…

The Gate

First Lesson: Psalm 23.  Second Lesson: John 10:1-10 Psalm 23 A psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3     he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths     for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk…

Reframing the Story

First Lesson: Psalm 116:1-4; 12-19,  Second Lesson: Luke 24:13-43 Psalm 116:1-4 I Love the Lord 116 I love the Lord, because he has heard     my voice and my pleas for mercy. 2 Because he inclined his ear to me,     therefore I will call on him as long as I live. 3 The snares of death encompassed me;     the…