Sermons on Psalms

Sermons on Psalms

February 27: Surveying the Wondrous Cross

  Scripture: Psalm 27:11-14 and 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 When I survey the wondrous crossOn which the Princer of glory died;My richest gain I count but loss,And pour contempt on all my pride. Writing to the new Christian community in Corinth, Paul establishes the cross as the central paradox of the Christian faith.  It is hard for us in the twenty-first century to appreciate the impact his choice of metaphor must have had upon the ears of our first century ancestors. …

September 19: When ALL of God’s People Get Together (3/4)

  Sermon: When All of God’s People Get Together Other messages in this series: Sermon #1: “Rethinking the Priority of Worship” (Sept 5) Sermon #2: “Worship You Don’t Have to Go To” (Sept 12) Sermon #4: “It”s What We Bring to Worship That Matters” (Sept 26) Scriptures: Psalm 68; Acts 2:42-47; Hebrews 10:19-25 When one of my younger siblings—I think it was my sister, but I can’t say for sure—was getting ready to head off to the sr. prom, the…

September 12: Worship You Don’t Have to Go To (2/4)

  Sermon: Worship You Don’t Have to Go To Other messages in this series Sermon #1: “Rethinking the Priority of Worship” (Sept 5) Sermon #3: “When All of God’s People Get Together” (Sept 19) Sermon #4: “It’s What We BRING to Worship That Matters” (Sept 26) Scriptures: Psalm 63:1-8; Romans 12:1-2 Have you ever had the experience of being the first vehicle at a red light and being immediately honked at by the driver behind you because you didn’t start…

September 5: Rethinking the Priority of Worship (1/4)

  Sermon: Rethinking the Priority of Worship Other messages in this series Sermon #2: “Worship You Don’t Have to Go To“ (Sept 12) Sermon #3: “When All of God’s People Get Together” (Sept 19) Sermon #4: “It’s What We BRING to Worship That Matters” (Sept 26) Scriptures: Psalm 42; Mark 12:28-31 Pastor Drew shared the following introduction to this sermon series during the time of welcoming and announcements: From time to time you’ve probably heard pastors ask the question, “Why…
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August 29: That Was Then, This Is Now

  This worship service was an opportunity to remember and celebrate the lives of those members of our congregation who passed away during the COVID-19 pandemic, when funerals and memorial services were not being held in churches, and funeral homes limited the number of guests who could attend. This service was designed to have the feel of a memorial service while still retaining its “Sunday worship” character. Scriptures: Isaiah 25:1, 6-9; Psalm 126; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18; John 20:19-22 I…