Sermons from January 2006

He Gives Me the Victory

Psalm 18:37-42 Adding to this morning’s message, we learn that Christ has already won the battle for us through His life on earth and His death on the cross. David’s physical battles serve as an analogy for our spiritual warfare, and also depict Christ’s battles during

He Trains Me For Battle

Psalm 18:30-36 We see how the Lord prepared David for His work. We learn that we also are in a battle and need to be prepared to fight it. God prepares us for it through the means of grace He has given us. By using them, we can grow strong to resist the temptations of t

The Lord Repays in Kind

Psalm 18:25-29 In the sermon from this morning, we saw how God rewards obedience and meditated on the principle that we should do to others as we would have them do to us. Expanding on this message, we consider the justice of God – seeing that God deals with us accordin

The Lord Blesses Obedience

Psalm 18:20-24 At first sight, it appears in these verses that David is saying God has blessed him as outlined in the Psalm so far because David is a good man and had done many good things. We see, however, that this is far from his thinking at this point. He is saying,

The Wrath of God

Psalm 18:7-15 Though we may be tempted to view God as a loving God who could not possibly send anyone to Hell, we learn otherwise from the Bible. God hates sin; it is opposite to His nature. He brings judgment on those who break His law, and is angered by all sin. We m

The Deliverance of God

Psalm 18:16-19 David reflects on the deliverance that God gave him in answer to his prayers. God had delighted in him and brought him out of many waters and into a broad place. We are encouraged to see that if we are believers, we too have been delivered from enemies t

The Lord Hears When I Call

Psalm 18:4-6 We continue our devotional overview of this Psalm and see the following: * What it is that David was faced with at this time (death) * How David faced this problem (He called upon the Lord) * How the Lord responded to David’s cry for help (He heard him a

I Will Trust in the Lord

Psalm 18:1-3 We take a devotional overview of these wonderful verses and see the following: * That God is a shield and defender, a rock and a source of strength for His people – an absolute certainty in the uncertainties of this life * That therefore we should call u