"Summer" Tagged Sermons

“Learning a New Language”

Psalm 13 English Standard Version (ESV) How Long, O Lord? To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. 13 How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever?     How long will you hide your face from me? 2 How long must I take counsel in my soul     and have sorrow in my heart all the day? How long shall my enemy be exalted over…

“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…

“Got Salt?”

Mark 9:38-50 (ESV) Anyone Not Against Us Is for Us 38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not stop him, for no one who does a mighty work in my name will be able soon afterward…

“The Fiery Furnace: Standing with God No Matter the Consequence”

Daniel 3 English Standard Version (ESV) Nebuchadnezzar’s Golden Image 3 King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its breadth six cubits. He set it up on the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. 2 Then King Nebuchadnezzar sent to gather the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the justices, the magistrates,…

“God’s Word and a King’s Trouble”

Daniel 2 (ESV) Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream 2 In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his spirit was troubled, and his sleep left him. 2 Then the king commanded that the magicians, the enchanters, the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans be summoned to tell the king his dreams. So they came in and stood before the king. 3 And the king said to them, “I had…

“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…

“The Conflict between the Rebellious and the Righteous”

Psalm 2 (NKJV) The Messiah’s Triumph and Kingdom 2 Why do the nations rage, And the people plot a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying, 3 “Let us break Their bonds in pieces And cast away Their cords from us.” 4 He who sits in the heavens shall laugh; The Lord shall hold…