Sermons by Douglas Kittredge (Page 2)

“To Behold the Beauty of the Lord”

Psalm 84 (NKJV) The Blessedness of Dwelling in the House of God To the Chief Musician. On an instrument of Gath. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. 84 How lovely is Your tabernacle, O Lord of hosts! 2 My soul longs, yes, even faints For the courts of the Lord; My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. 3 Even the…

“Justice and Peace Kiss at the Cross”

Psalm 85 New King James Version (NKJV) Prayer that the Lord Will Restore Favor to the Land To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. 85 Lord, You have been favorable to Your land; You have brought back the captivity of Jacob. 2 You have forgiven the iniquity of Your people; You have covered all their sin. Selah 3 You have…

“Limiting God”

Psalm 78 (NKJV) God’s Kindness to Rebellious Israel A Contemplation of Asaph. 78 Give ear, O my people, to my law; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth. 2 I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old, 3 Which we have heard and known, And our fathers have told us. 4 We will not hide them from…

“Lamentation: Between Grief and Hope”

Psalm 74 (NKJV) A Plea for Relief from Oppressors A Contemplation of Asaph. 74 O God, why have You cast us off forever? Why does Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your pasture? 2 Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old, The tribe of Your inheritance, which You have redeemed— This Mount Zion where You have dwelt. 3 Lift up Your feet to the…

“The Wilderness”

Prayer for Israel’s Restoration To the Chief Musician. Set to “The Lilies.” A Testimony of Asaph. A Psalm. 1 Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel,You who lead Joseph like a flock;You who dwell between the cherubim, shine forth!2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh,Stir up Your strength,And come and save us! 3 Restore us, O God;Cause Your face to shine,And we shall be saved! 4 O Lord God of hosts,How long…

“God’s Promise of Social Justice”

Psalm 72 (NKJV) Glory and Universality of the Messiah’s Reign A Psalm of Solomon. 1 Give the king Your judgments, O God,And Your righteousness to the king’s Son.2 He will judge Your people with righteousness,And Your poor with justice.3 The mountains will bring peace to the people,And the little hills, by righteousness.4 He will bring justice to the poor of…

“Worship Demonstrated in Waiting for Your God”

Psalm 62 New King James Version (NKJV) A Calm Resolve to Wait for the Salvation of God To the Chief Musician. To Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. 62 Truly my soul silently waits for God; From Him comes my salvation. 2 He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved. 3 How long will you attack a man? You shall be…

“Thirsty for God”

Psalm 63 (NKJV) Joy in the Fellowship of God A Psalm of David when he was in the wilderness of Judah. 63 O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water. 2 So I have looked for You…

“When I Am Afraid”

Psalm 56 (NKJV) Prayer for Relief from Tormentors To the Chief Musician. Set to [a“The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. 56 Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up;Fighting all day he oppresses me.2 My enemies would hound me all day,For there are many who fight against me, O Most…