Psalm 58 Commentary

Psalm 58 Commentary
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The concept of justice is one that everyone subscribes to – at least, when it turns out for their benefit. You want to be able to go to the store and weigh-out a pound of produce and be charged accordingly – no more and no less. When you go to the gas station you want… Continue reading Psalm 58 Commentary

Psalm 56 Commentary

Psalm 56 Commentary
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Let’s turn our attention to Psalm 56 where we will see The Prayer of a Believer Outside of God’s Will. David had found himself to be outside of God’s will. How did he handle that situation and what can we learn as we pray through these situations in our lives as we become aware of them?

Psalm 55 Message

Psalm 55 Message
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I think that we’ve all experience betrayal in our lives. And if we haven’t had any or even much, we can likely expect to face this kind of thing at some point in our lives. In fact, if we haven’t had much betrayal in our lives then what that might indicate is that we really… Continue reading Psalm 55 Message

Psalm 54 Sermon

Psalm 54 Sermon
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Psalm 54 Sermon: I’d like us to turn our attention to the book of Psalms. And in particular, we’re going to be considering Psalm 54. Let’s read this 54th psalm to begin our time together. {Read Psalm 54…} Psalm 54 Sermon 1a Superscription Now, like many psalms, Psalm 54 starts with a superscription or literally… Continue reading Psalm 54 Sermon

Psalm 52 Commentary

Psalm 52 Commentary
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Psalm 52 Commentary: Words have consequences. As James, the brother of our Lord, says the tongue is like a fire and can do all sorts of damage. And in the life of the author of Psalm 52, he’s experienced one particular time in which the words of another person caused a lot of damage. So,… Continue reading Psalm 52 Commentary

Psalm 51 Commentary

Psalm 51 Commentary
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Psalm 51 Commentary: The Bible tells us that sin is deceitful. And with its deception, it can harden us. But every once in a while – or hopefully sooner than that – God breaks in on our lives and helps us recognize the gravity of our sin. And that’s the attitude of David in Psalm… Continue reading Psalm 51 Commentary

Psalm 50 Commentary

Psalm 50 Commentary
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Psalm 50 Commentary: From the beginning of man’s relationship with God – after Adam sinned – sacrifices became commonplace among humans. The taking of an animal’s life in place of your own is a feature of many ancient religions. And it was certainly a feature of the one true religion revealed in Scripture. But almost as… Continue reading Psalm 50 Commentary

Psalm 49 Message

Psalm 49 Message
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Psalm 49 Message: The reality in this world of wicked men who are also powerful is a dreadful one. We know that God is all-powerful and that he hates evil. And yet, he seems to at least permit the existence of wicked men in this world – who are not only allowed to exist in… Continue reading Psalm 49 Message

Psalm 48 Commentary

Psalm 48 Commentary
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Psalm 48 Commentary: Let’s turn our attention to Psalm 48. Psalm 48 is a praise psalm. And the praise of the psalmist is directed toward two entities. First, the psalmist praises a particular city – Mount Zion – Jerusalem. But ultimately the psalmist has his praises set on the Lord. But these two entities –… Continue reading Psalm 48 Commentary