Sermons on Psalms

Psalm 5 When words are not enough

Sermon Outline Introduction When words aren’t enough (Ps 5:1-2) 3 Sentences and the intensifying parallelism in them The psalmist is praying to his God and King Persistence in seeking relief from God (Ps 5:3a) Hear: a Reason for an assurance of an answer Expectation of an answer (Ps 5:3b) God hates evil and evildoers (Ps…

Falsely Accused – Psalm 4

Sermon Outline   False Accusations are horrible to live through Prayer our only hope in adversity John Calvin’s teaching on Psalm 4 Answer Me/hear me when I call, O God is my righteousness (Ps 4:1) God’s previous deliverances (Ps 4:1b) Next the Psalmist turns his attention to his accusers (Ps 4:2-5) Next, the Psalmist warns…

The Lord Saves (Psalm 3)

Sermon Outline Introduction The Backstory (2Sam 13-15) This psalm that is nicely divided into 4 parts The Predicament (Ps 3:1-2) The social political situation has become unbearable for David (2Sam 15:5-6) We can find ourselves in similar places So what are we to do when these situations come upon us? The Profession of Faith (Ps…

Psalm 14 Foolishness will get you nowhere

Sermon Outline I.              God’s important message (Ps 14, 53) a.    One of the great themes of the Bible is wisdom. (Mt 7:26ff, Gal 3:1-4, Mt 5:11, 23:17, Lk 11:40) b.    Identical Psalms c.    Ps 1, Ex 20:1-19, Mt 22:37-41 II.             Who is the Fool? a.    One who Lives as though God is dead (Mt 12:34) b.    Pursues corruption and Abominable deeds (Ps…