Monday, September 24, 2007


Psalm 122.1-9
This was a Psalm written by David, but it was used by the captive pilgrims who were traveling from Babylon to Jerusalem. These folks hand not been able to worship for years, their hearts long to worship God. So when the opportunity finally came to worship the Lord they were very joyful.
Key- the old testament Jews had to have the temple to truly worship God. This was a daily thing and had been missed for several years. Thus the ability to worship again brought Joy.
A Longing to Worship
I. Great Joy For Worship (vs1-2)
a. The invitation was received with joy
b. The invitation was needed.
What does worshiping the Lord do for your life?
II. Great Esteem for Worship (vs3-5)
a. They were in awe at the sight of the place were they were to worship
b. They new the history and the reasons
Is worship a top priority in your life, how can we make it a priority?
III. Great Concern for Worship (vs6-9)
a. It was important for them to continue to be able to worship
b. The peace of Jerusalem was important to the worship
The Israelites wanted the true worship of the Lord to continue, do we have that same burden to further the worship of the Lord

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

The Journey

Psalms 121.1-8
The Journey of Life
Unforgettable Elements
I. Perspective (vs1)
a. Focused-where you’ve been or where your going? Not a feeling a moment experience
b. Cleared-hindrances, bandages ect.
II. Protector (vs2-8)
a. Who He is – creator, sustainer, protector, keeper, defender
b. What He does-guards, keeps, protects

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

what conforms you?

God wants our live to be in His image not the world's. Put some action in your life by being conformed to the WORD!!
Being Conformed by the Word
Psalm 119.33-39
I. Taught (v33-34)
a. God’s Way
b. God’s Will
c. God’s Word
II. Lead (v35-39
a. Plan
b. Purpose
III. Assured (v38&40)
a. Faith
b. Hope
c. Life

Wednesday, September 5, 2007


The Abundant Life
some "steps"
Psalm 119.9-11

Psalm 119:9 Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed [thereto] according to thy word.
Psalm 119:10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
Psalm 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

I. Guard (your heart, mind) (vs9)

II. Seek (the Lord) (vs10)

III. Hide the Word (memorize) (vs11)

Whats the Main Idea of this text?
How can we apply this to our lives?