This week, Pastor Joel preached Psalm 8. His focus was on how the majesty of God expressed through our children silences the slander of the wicked.
Pastor Joel Webbon preaches on the true nature of confession and the biblical characteristics of “godly sorrow” from Psalm 51:1-5.
This week, Pastor Joel preached Psalm 2. His focus was on the wicked’s desire for autonomous rule and Christ’s ultimate victory.
One genre in the book of Psalms is called “imprecatory psalms.” The word “imprecation” simply means “curse” or “judgment.” These psalms are often difficult for New Testament Christians to reconcile with the teaching of Jesus: “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you” (Luke 6:27-28). The key …
“When [Israel] had got the good land God had promised them they had no zeal against the wicked inhabitants whom the Lord commanded them to extirpate, pretending pity; but so merciful is God that no man needs to be in any case more compassionate than he.” -Matthew Henry
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.