This week, Pastor Joel preached Psalm 16. His focus was on how to effectively pray in times of trouble by utilizing praise to bolster our faith.
This week Pastor Joel preached Psalm 19:7-9. His focus was on the beauty of God’s Law; it’s purposes and products.
Many Christians, and even pastors, go to great lengths to conceal and minimize their sin. But a refusal to confess our sins produces only misery and heartache. It causes us to fall under the fatherly displeasure of God. Therefore, Christians should run to God quickly and fully.
The battle belongs to the Lord. God is sovereignly orchestrating all things in accordance with his good pleasure. Our only responsibility is to simply wait upon the Lord. We must wait humbly, quietly, obediently, and expectantly.
This week Pastor Joel preached Psalm 19:1-6. His focus was on the joy of the glory of God, witnessed through natural revelation (or general revelation) by those with spiritual eyes to see.
Psalm 37:6 provides a wonderful promise: “[God] will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday.” In other words, those who act with integrity will eventually be vindicated, in this life or the next. Their righteousness will be revealed before both God and men. Therefore, we must diligently obey as we wait upon the Lord. …