26 Aug 2018

1) Praiseworthy because of who He is (v1-3) 2) Praiseworthy because of what He has done (v4-5) 3) Praiseworthy because He protects and declares justice (v6-9)

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19 Aug 2018

1. THINGS CELESTIAL PRAISING GOD (v1-6) a) The heights of heaven (v1&4) b) The hosts of heaven (v2) c) Sun, moon and stars (v3) d) Why? He Called them into Creation (v5-6)   2. THINGS TERRESTRIAL PRAISING GOD (v7-14) a) Great sea creatures (v7) b) The weather and seasons…

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12 Aug 2018

1) THE LORD GATHERS THE SCATTERED OUTCASTS! Praise him for your salvation – let him restore you (Neh 1:9) 2) THE LORD RULES AND SUSTAINS Praise him for his creation – know that he cares for you. (Isa 54:10) 3) THE LORD DELIGHTS IN HIS PEOPLE Praise him for…

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05 Aug 2018

1. REJOICING In the Lord (v1-2) 2. REJECTING The trust of men (v3-4) 3. RELYING On the Lord a) Past v5-6a b) Present v6b-9 c) Future v10

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29 Jul 2018

INTRODUCTION Gateway to Psalms 146-150 – the final Psalms of praise (the ‘Hallelujah Psalms’) Last recorded Psalm of David Acrostic Psalm – each verse begins with a letter of the Hebrew alphabet Considered by Jewish writers to be one of the greatest Psalms in the collection Called simply “David’s…

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03 Sep 2017

1) A Personal Testimony (v1-10) a) Praising God (1-3) b) Seeking God (4-7) c) Experiencing God (8-10) 2) Pointed Teaching (v11-22) What is your testimony?  

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27 Aug 2017

1. WHO IS THE AUTHOR SPEAKING TO? (vs1, 8 & 22) The Righteous, Inhabitants of the Earth 2. WHAT IS THE AUTHOR TELLING THEM TO DO? (v1 – 3) Rejoice! Give Praise! Make Melody! Sing! Play Skilfully with a Shout of Joy TO THE LORD! 3. WHY? (vs1, 4…

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20 Aug 2017

1) PRAY/COME TO GOD Therefore… Pray (v6) Face up to guilt (v5) Confess your sin Find forgiveness from God Live free from guilt Live in deep set joy and relationship with God (v1-2) …all done through prayer/coming to God (v6) 2) DON’T BE A MULE! Don’t be stubborn like…

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13 Aug 2017

1. I can sing because of ETERNAL CERTAINTY(v1-8) Based on: Who God is (character) What God does (actions) Why? God’s motive – His Name and His Glory (v3) 2. I can sing despite TEMPORARY MISERY (v9-13) Individual suffering (9-10) Social suffering (11-13) 1 Peter 5:11, Romans 8:18 – difficult,…

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06 Aug 2017

1. PRAISE to God (vv 1-5) for Protection for Preservation 2. PRIDE in David (vv 6-7) Presumption in Prosperity (Psalm 19.3 / 2 Sam 5.10-11) 3. PRAYER of David (vv 8-10) Address Appeal 4. PROCLAMATION from God (vv 11-12) Reclothed Renewed  

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