Shout Joyfully to the Lord

Text: Psalm 100 This psalm is about praising God. It begins with a universal call to praise Him. It gives us some insight into HOW we offer praise to God and describes some of the reasons WHY He is worthy of praise. Let us notice some of the things this psalm tells us about how […]

Great Is Your Faithfulness

Text: Lamentations 3:19-26 Jeremiah spoke of God’s mercy and compassion being new every morning. He praised God for His faithfulness, despite the sad conditions that existed around him. In this lesson, we are going to notice what Jeremiah said about the faithfulness of God. This should encourage us to put our trust (or keep our trust) in Him. […]

God Is Our Creator and Deliverer

Text: Psalm 33 This psalm is about the greatness of God. It began with a call to praise Him (v. 1-3). He is worthy of praise because of His word and work (v. 4), His righteousness and justice (v. 5), and His lovingkindness that fills the earth (v. 5). Let us notice some of the things that this […]

Lifting Up Our Soul to the Lord

Text: Psalm 25 This psalm is about our dependence upon God. We will notice three areas in which we are dependent upon Him. The psalmist explained this by describing himself as lifting up his soul to the Lord. This is a surrender to God – a complete trust in Him and confidence that he would not be ashamed. […]

Two Sources of Revelation

Text: Psalm 19 This psalm is about God revealing Himself to men. He did this in two different ways – through the world around us (natural revelation) and through the word of God (special revelation). Both of these are important, but one has a distinct advantage over the other. Natural Revelation Creation tells of God’s glory […]

Considering the Work of God

Text: Psalm 8:1-9 This psalm is about the greatness of God. The same phrase is used at the beginning and the end to serve as “bookends” – “O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth.” His greatness is seen in what He has done and what He continues to do. […]

The Christian’s Boast

Text: Romans 5:1-11 In our text, Paul used the word exult three times (NASB). The KJV used the words rejoice, glory, and joy in its place. The word means to boast about something. Usually we think of boasting as something that we shouldn’t do as Christians, but it depends on what we are boasting in (cf. 1 Corinthians 1:31). We can and […]