Sermons on Psalms

Life in the Eye of the Storm

Psalm 23 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. 3 He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. 5 You prepare…

Celebrating God’s Amazing Work at Eastwood (2018)

10 While Samuel was sacrificing the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to engage Israel in battle. But that day the Lord thundered with loud thunder against the Philistines and threw them into such a panicthat they were routed before the Israelites. 11 The men of Israel rushed out of Mizpah and pursued the Philistines, slaughtering them along the way to…

Overcoming Strongholds (Part Two)

How can a young person stay on the path of purity?     By living according to your word. (Psalm 119:9)   Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. (2 Timothy 2:22)   Follow my example, as I follow the example…

The Stronghold of Depression

Why, my soul, are you downcast?     Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God,     for I will yet praise him,     my Savior and my God. (Psalm 42:5)   “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28)   Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by…

The Stronghold of Sexual Immorality (Part Two)

It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God… (1 Thessalonians 4:3-5)   The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the…

The Stronghold of Self: It’s All His

For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to…

The Stronghold of Materialism

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ… (2 Corinthians 10:3-5) “No one…