The Blessings of Knowing God, Psalm 16 POHFW

The Blessings of Knowing God, Psalm 16 POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship


In an effort to help you prepare for the July 29, 2018, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on theEmotions in the Psalms.I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “The Blessings of Knowing GodThe main Scriptures for the day are Psalm 16.


(Pick and choose from the many resources and options, which I have tried to make available for your devotional life.)


From the Scriptures


Please read through Psalm 16 and Acts 2:14-41 this week.


You can read or listen to them here


From the Creeds and Confessions



 Heidelberg Catechism Q57

How does “the resurrection of the body” comfort you?


A. Not only will my soul be taken immediately after this life to Christ its head,
but also my very flesh will be raised by the power of Christ, reunited with my soul,
and made like Christ’s glorious body.

Heidelberg Catechism Q58

How does the article concerning “life everlasting” comfort you?


Even as I already now experience in my heart the beginning of eternal joy, so after this life I will have perfect blessedness such as no eye has seen, no ear has heard, no human heart has ever imagined: a blessedness in which to praise God forever.


From the songs, hymns and spiritual songs of the Church


My Hope is in you (Shust):LyricsVideo

My Life is in you, Lord (Moen): LyricsVideo

Morgan Hughes – Preserve Me, O God (Tates Creek Music): Lyrics& Audio

Psalm 16 (Fullness of Joy feat. Rachelle Hope): LyricsVideo


For Thoughtful Reflection, Prayer, or further Study


Watch The Bible Project’s video summary of Psalms.

What are some of the things you have tried to take find security in?

How did these things or people fail to bring true safety and lasting happiness to you?


The Sermon will be available online on July 29, 2018 at 12:30 pm.

Disclaimer: Reference to a particular article or website does not constitute endorsement or agreement with everything in that article or on that website.





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