The Book of Psalms is the most unique book of the Bible. It was written over the longest period of time, has the most chapters, the most words, and the most quotations in the New Testament. But the Psalms is unique for another reason. It digs down into the emotions of the song writer. This openness also allows Yahweh to speak in ways that are personal and profound. In this introduction we get to the this most unique of books as a whole.
Digging for Water
Everyone wants wisdom, but Psalm 1 gives more than just good advice, but vital information that can affect your entire life and beyond. It describes two paths in the life of your mind. Choices matter, which one are you making on a daily basis?
God Our Rescuer - God our King
Psalms 2 & 3 show us that God is in charge no matter how the human default condition of rebellion tries to get in the way. They also show us that when faced with difficulty there are four things we do naturally that make our troubles worse, and four ways to go through difficulties God\'s way.
What to do when you are surrounded
Are there times in your life when you feel penned in on every side and there is no where to turn for relief? Do you ever cry yourself to sleep only to wake up early? If so, then these psalms are for your comfort and hope.
What To Do When Evil Threatens
Does God really hear our prayers and cries for help when other people abuse us? What should our reaction be in those situations? Learn some helpful hints from these psalms as David faces similar problems.
When Evil Boasts
Sometimes it feels like people who boast there is no God and they will not be accountable for what they do are everywhere. But Psalms 10, 11, & 12 show us the true character of evil and the true heart of God who hears, observes, and rescues those who take refuge in Him.
The thing we have the least patience with is waiting. When we are facing a difficulty we want instant results. When God doesn\'t operate on our table we get frustrated. David got frustrated too but how he handles it can help us have patience too.
Is This All There Is?
In our world of entertainment, glitz, and glamor, we are led to believe that if we follow the pattern of this age we can get satisfaction. But in the end it is only temporary. David tells us that the satisfaction that comes from a relationship with God has no expiration date.
God as Your Warrior
No matter how deep of a hole you find yourself in, if you have a relationship with God He will hear, He will find, and He will rescue you, though the victory may not be what you expect, it is accomplishing God\'s will
God is for you!
What fulfills your life? In this study we look at some reasons that God should be the one who brings you satisfaction, joy, answers, and rescue.
Do You Feel Forsaken?
Often Christians their most difficult moments when they choose to trust God in difficult times and then He seems not to answer. David, and Jesus experienced this and we can learn from their reactions.
The Good Shepherd
One of the greatest of all the psalms gives us hope when venturing out of the sheep pen that a God of great love will accompany us in life\'s darkest valleys.
Victories out of Mistakes
Our first inclination when we blow it is to hide from God. But as we learn in these two psalms, our first reaction should be to turn to
As we walk through difficulties in life, one of the best ways to get perspective and see our way through to the end is encouragement. David shows us the best way possible to become encouraged!
God's Character and Power in Trials
In Psalms 29 & 30 23 see the awesome character and power of God, but in Psalm 30 we see David stuck in a trial. If God is so powerful how come He lets David undergo a life-threatening illness? In this we see how God works in difficulties in our lives as well.
What To Do When You Mess Up
Everybody messes up now and again. How you feel about it and what you do about it makes a huge difference. Find out how David handled sin in a wonderful way we can learn from.
Who Is In Control?
When we look around at our nation and our culture it is easy to become discouraged and bummed out. But in these two psalms we see reasons for rejoicing no matter what life throws our way.
Walking With God
Once you accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior - what next? How do you actually move forward in your life with God? There are forces that want to keep you from doing well, and we explore them in these two psalms.
Taking The Long View
What do you do when the culture around you and life seems to go south? Do you rant and rave and get bummed? Get some incredible advice from David on how to put life and difficulty into perspective.
The Problem & Solution to Sin
Sin is one of those things we don\'t want to talk about or face. But it is the central problem facing us every day. There is a solution, but it starts with facing sin head on.
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