Sermons on Psalms

Jan 14: Known

Scripture Reading (CEV) Psalm 139:1-18 You have looked deep into my heart, Lord,and you know all about me.2 You know when I am resting or when I am working,and from heaven you discover my thoughts. 3 You notice everything I do and everywhere I go.4 Before I even speak a word, you know what I will say,5 and with your powerful…

June 25: Friendship

Scripture Reading (Common English Bible) Psalm 86:1-10 Lord, listen closely to me and answer me,    because I am poor and in need.2 Guard my life because I am faithful.    Save your servant who trusts in you—you! My God!3 Have mercy on me, Lord,    because I cry out to you all day long.4 Make your servant’s life happy again    because, my Lord, I offer…

April 2 -Palm Sunday: Taking Our Place at the Cross – Jesus

Scripture Reading                Psalm 118    (One, All)     Congregational Refrain         Stay with Me          (Taizé Community) Stay with me, remain here with me, watch and pray, watch and pray. Let Israel now say:“God’s love endures for ever.” Let the house of Aaron say:“God’s love endures for ever.” Let those who fear God say“God’s love endures for ever.”…

March 19 – Lent 4: Taking Our Place at the Cross – The Culpable

Scripture Reading                Psalm 23 (NRSV) 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.2     He makes me lie down in green pastures;he leads me beside still waters;3     he restores my soul.He leads me in right paths    for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley,    I fear no evil;for you are with me;    your rod and your staff—    they comfort…

July 31 – Knit Together by God

Psalm 139 Lord, you have examined me and you know me.2 You know everything I do;    from far away you understand all my thoughts.3 You see me, whether I am working or resting;    you know all my actions.4 Even before I speak,    you already know what I will say.5 You are all around me on every side;    you protect me with your power.6 Your…

Holy Humour Sunday: April 11, 2021

Reading from the Scriptures: Psalm 150 150 Shout praises to the Lord!    Praise God in his temple.    Praise him in heaven,    his mighty fortress.2 Praise our God!    His deeds are wonderful,    too marvelous to describe. 3 Praise God with trumpets    and all kinds of harps.4 Praise him with tambourines    and dancing,    with stringed instruments    and woodwinds.5 Praise God with cymbals,    with clashing cymbals.6 Let every living creaturepraise the Lord.    Shout praises to the Lord!