Songs From the Heart - Selections From the Book of Psalms

Wisdom

Sermon Notes:   1. Two Roads. a) There are only two roads in life, the way of righteousness or the way of wickedness. b) Blessed people develop a lifestyle of considering God’s ways in every situation.   2. Two Destinations. a) Discover the source of life and get rooted in it. b) Only the way…

Love for God’s Commands

Sermon Notes:   Didache The Teaching   Each believer is instructed to repent and believe, becoming obedient to the faith.  This requires renewing the mind in God’s Word and conformity to the will of God.  (Mark1:15, Matthew 28:19-20  , Romans 12:1-3  , Colossians 2:6-7  ) Every person in Christ should grow into the stewardship of…

Revive Us!

Sermon Notes:   1. History of Grace. a) God’s nature is to be merciful. b) God responds powerfully when the community repents.   2. A Need for Revival. a) If we repent, God will forgive, restore, and revive His people. b) The free flow of the Spirit is the key to revival.   3. A…

Declare His Glory

Sermon Notes:   1. Sing to the Lord! a) Everyone and everything should sing praise to the LORD! b) God’s glory is beyond compare.   2. Ascribe Glory to the LORD. a) The best way we ascribe glory to God is by offering our lives. b) Seeing, living, anticipating His glory is our ultimate purpose…

He Has Become Our Salvation

Sermon Notes:   1. Jesus Our Deliverer. a) Jesus has become our salvation! b) When people reject Jesus, they miss the key to all of life.   2. Sing Hosanna! a) In Christ, we find goodness, righteousness, peace, and prosperity. b) As His body, we are made to shine!     Psalm 118:14-26   14 The…

Celebrating Victory!

Sermon Notes:   1. Why do we many times find it difficult to express powerful emotions about God? 2. Reasons to celebrate our God: He has surrounded us with a community and a family.  Hebrews 12:22-24   He has included us in His kingdom. Colossians 1:13-14   He takes complete delight in us.  Ephesians 2:4-6…

Hymn of Praise

Sermon Notes:   1. Our Refuge and Our Strength. a) We are to be a fearless people! b) We look to God for refuge and strength.   2. There is a River. a) God’s Spirit brings life and sends forth life. b) Sometimes God’s people need to wait patiently for help.   3. Be Still.…

Come Let Us Worship

Sermon Notes:   1. Invited to Worship. a) Our praise is a reflection of what we believe to be true about God. b) The wonder of creation should humble us and bring us joy.   2. Called to Trust. a) Listen to His voice and be willing to trust. b) The evidence of God’s presence,…

A Reason to Sing

Sermon Notes:   1. A Song of Salvation a) God loves to use your story to encourage other people! b) Let the passion of our praise reflect the depth of His mercy.   2. A Right Sacrifice. a) Sacrifices alone are not pleasing to God. b) God delights when action proceeds from love not obligation.…

Song of Sorrow

Sermon Notes:     Psalm 51:1-12   Have mercy on me, O God,     according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy     blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity,     and cleanse me from my sin! 3 For I know my transgressions,     and my sin is ever before me. 4 Against you, you only,…