The Righteous and the Wicked (Psalm 1)

The psalms are an extremely important part of the church: prayers, songs, emotions, and doctrine. During the early church and the sixteenth century Protestant Reformation, the Psalms were almost exclusively sung in the … [Read more...]

Our Lord’s Glad News

Jeremiah by Chagall

  Our song of grief in the midst of suffering is to turn into a new song of praise after God pulls us out of the muddy pit. This is why the Psalms often speak of “a new song," not because the Psalmist composes a … [Read more...]

“Who Sent the Earthquake and the Tsunami?”

"The eagle has landed!" Russel's own words of joy. We praise God that Donna and the four boys have landed at Los Angeles International! It was a joy to see Donna and her four boys off at NAIA at 4 am yesterday for … [Read more...]

True Comfort for God’s People (Isaiah 40:1-5)

  Readings: Isaiah 40:1-11; Luke 2:22-36 ● Text: Isaiah 40:1-5 Download sermon (PDF) November 30, 2008 When someone dies, we comfort one another in our grief. We comfort those who suffer, those who are … [Read more...]