Sermons from July 2018

Sermons from July 2018

Psalm 16 The Blessing of knowing God

Sermon Outline   Never Forget this: A Miktam(Ps 16:0) A Cry for Protection Request (Ps 16:1a) 3 Reasons for his request (Ps 16:1b-2) First, David feels confident in making this request because he has entrusted himself to God. (Ps 144:2) Second, he makes the request because God is his personal Master Third, David recognizes that nothing good can come to him apart from…

How to Pray Scripture for yourself and others

Sermon Outline I.              “Christians want to pray, but they don’t know how!” a.    Aside from Laundry List prayer b.    1The 5:16-17 contains 3 plural commands and a reason: II.             A Method for Praying (Like but different from Lk 11:2-4) III.           Example #1: Philippians 1:3-11 a.    Verses 3-5: Thanks & Joy b.    Verse 6: Sanctification…

Psalm 55 Reasons for Lament

  Sermon Outline Introduction (Ps 55:0) God feels far away (Ps 55:1-2) Reasons for David’s suffering (Ps 55:3-5, 9-14, 20-21) First: Wicked bring Trouble and harbor a grudge (Ps 55:3, Gen 27:41, 50:4) Second: Fear of death (Ps 55:4-5, 2Sam 15) Third: Violent city full of oppression and fraud (Ps 55:9b-11) Fourth: Betrayed by a friend (Ps 55:12-14, 20-21) Not…

02 Psalm 32 The Blessing of being Forgiven

Sermon Outline Introduction (Ps 32 title) Martin Luther “Psalmi Paulini”. Augustine’s favorite psalm Day of Atonement Liturgy A Maskil? The Suffering of Unconfessed Sin (Ps 32:3-4, James 5:15-16) We don’t know what sin David was trying to keep hidden One thing is for sure: Every sinner tries to ignore their sin Hidden sin eats at the soul & affects the physical…