Sermons from June 2005

Be Gracious to Me

Psalm 6 The Lord chastens those whom He loves. When David wrote Psalm 6 he was being chastened by the Lord, and expresses much that is profitable to us in our times of chastening. The Lord treats His children externally much the same as He treats sinners, but the

Deliver Us From Evil

Matthew 6:13 In the final petition of the Lord’s prayer we are taught to pray that we not be led into temptation but instead that we be delivered from evil. The first part of this petition would be amazing were it not for our understanding of God’s sovereignty. God is

Forgive Us as We Forgive Others

Matthew 6:12 In the fifth petition of the Lord’s prayer we are taught to pray, ‘forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.’ Christ here commands us to seek forgiveness from God. This dispels any thought of perfectionism that we may have. But we are also commanded

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Matthew 6:11 Recognizing we do not deserve anything from God except His wrath, we are still commanded to ask Him daily for the things we need to survive. We ought also to ask God for our daily spiritual food. Further, the Lord promises that if we seek the kingdom of G

The Lord Our Savior

Psalm 3 Continuing our series in the Psalms, we meditate on the security and defense that believers have in Christ, their King. We consider: * We have a problem – many enemies are against us * God, in Christ, has provided the solution for this problem * How that

Your Will Be Done

Matthew 6:10 In praying this petition in the Lord’s Prayer, we ask three things: * That we as believers be enabled to do the will of God as perfectly as the angels do in Heaven, rendering service instantly, perfectly, and without complaint; * that all people on earth