Part 6. Hebrews 12 tells us that “For the joy set before him he endured the cross”. Jesus took joy from the future to persevere through the present. As followers of Jesus we can imitate him in this.
In Psalm 22 King David, amidst great trouble and difficulty, pours his heart out to God but also chooses to fix his eyes on Him.
We’re all caught in the same storm but we’re not all in the same boat. Some of us are thriving, others just about surviving. How do we handle the different challenges we’re all experiencing?
Psalm 91 is a very reassuring and strengthening psalm, one which many Glen Scrivener joins us from Speak Life to open up one of the most famous Psalms in the Bible.
Psalm 91 is a very reassuring and strengthening psalm, one which many people have gone to in this time of crisis. But it does seem to make promises that don’t quite correspond with life at the moment.
Venting only passes how we’re feeling to other people. When we learn to lament well, we bring those things before an infinite God, who can handle all our deepest emotions, worries and concernes, and respond to us.
Jesus promised us that in this world, we would have trouble. The question is: what do we do when it comes?
Written by King David, thousands of years ago, this is a song about resuce, deliverance and salvation that captures the heart of the gospel, years before Jesus walked the earth.
What does it look like to bring our complaints, our laments, our fears before God? Many of the Psalms provide us with ways of bringing such prayers and songs before our Father. Today we look at Psalm 42.