Psalms of Comfort

Known by God | Psalm 139 |
Psalm 139 is a precious Psalm for lots of people because it shows how the big truth about God knowing everything, being everywhere, and being able to do anything, is deeply personal for us. Outline God knows everything (vv1-6) God is everywhere (vv7-12) The creator can do everything (vv13-18) Being known changes us (vv19-24) Sermon resources: During the sermon, we watched the first minute of this debate between Christopher and Peter Hitchens. Read more

Seek God | Psalm 27 |
If you could ask God for one thing, if there was one good gift he could give you, what would you ask for? Outline Confidence in God (vv1-3) Seeking God’s House (vv4-6) Romans 8:31-32 Seeking God’s Face (vv7-12) Prayer (1 John 5:14) Acceptance (Exodus 33:20; Hebrews 4:14-16) Guidance (Galatians 5:16) Protection (Romans 8:33) Confidence in God (vv13-14) Seeking God’s Presence (Hebrews 10:19-22; Revelation 22:3-4) Read more

Refuge | Psalm 46 |
What is your source of comfort? Where do you find refuge and safety when it feels like the world is crumbling? In Psalm 46, we’re given the great news that God is refuge and strength for all who turn to him. Outline God our refuge (vv1-3) The refuge of God’s presence (vv4-7) The refuge of God’s victory (vv8-11) Resting in God’s refuge

A Heart of Wisdom | Psalm 90 |
What are we to learn from God in this unsettled time of uncertainty? This Sunday we begin a short series hearing some Psalms of Comfort, as together we draw near to God. Outline God’s Eternity (vv1-3) Deuteronomy 33:27 Our Frailty (vv4-6) Our Failing (vv7-11) Ask God for Wisdom and Comfort (vv12-17) 1 Corinthians 1:22-25