Sun, May 15, 2016
Passage: Matthew 21:1-10 & Psalm 118
Duration: 44 mins 46 secs
What happened during the last week before Jesus was crucified on the cross? Listen to this lesson to gain an overview of these events and how they were prophesied and recorded in the Old Testament many years earlier. Go to one of these passages in Psalm 118. Find out why it is called a Hallel psalm and the meaning of the word hallelujah. While this psalm refers to a historical event, the New Testament applies this to God’s messianic plan of redemption. In times of difficulty in your own life, see the importance of giving public thanks for what God has done for you.
Sun, May 22, 2016
Passage: Matthew 21:1-10 & Psalm 118:1-9
Duration: 1 hr 18 mins 23 secs
What should the people of a nation do when God delivers them from severe trouble? Listen to this lesson to see how Israel gave thanks for their deliverance in Psalm 118. Find out this is a Messianic psalm that was sung by a community being led to the Temple Mount by a religious leader. Hear how the word “Jehovah” came to be invented. See the five elements of thanksgiving. Apply this to your own life by realizing that when you’re in a fix or a tight place God is going to take care of you as He has promised in His Word.
Sun, May 29, 2016
Passage: Matthew 21:1-10 & Psalm 118:10-26
Duration: 54 mins 2 secs
What part should history play in our lives? Listen to this message to learn that it is often through history that we can appreciate what God has done for us. See how the crowds singing Psalm 118:26 were praising what God had done for their nation. Find out that this is a type of what Christ accomplished on the cross for all of us. Learn the historical significance of the “stone that the builders rejected” and how Jesus applied it to Himself as the Messiah. Hear eight comparisons between Psalm 118 and Matthew 21. In our own lives, we need to realize that only God can resolve our personal and national problems when we trust in Him.
Sun, Oct 09, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:41-46 & Psalm 110:1
Duration: 49 mins 17 secs
Are you sweating the small stuff these days? Worrying about job security or what’s happening to our country? Listen to this lesson to learn that God has a plan for the human race that was foretold many years ago. His plan included sending a Savior, the Messiah, Jesus Christ, who was prophesied about in the Old Testament. Hear one such prophecy in Psalm 110. See that verse 4 is the centerpiece of the Psalm and that that in verse 1 there is a different Hebrew word used for the first “Lord” and the second. Rest in the knowledge that God is sovereign and everything is under His control.
Sun, Oct 16, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:41-46 & Psalm 110:2
Duration: 53 mins 55 secs
When Christ the Messiah rules on earth, what will His rule be like? Listen to this lesson to learn that Christ’s rule will not be like any other rulers the world has ever known because it will be perfect righteousness. See the relationship between this Ruler and the house of David. Find out the purpose God created man for and how this Messianic rule will fulfill this purpose. See how those who have trusted in Christ as their Savior do not need to be alarmed over what is happening in our country, but can take comfort that no matter how bad it gets, we can have joy in our coming destiny.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:41-46 & Psalm 110:3-4
Duration: 49 mins 56 secs
Does God ever change His mind? Listen to this lesson to learn that God only shifts to different phases of His plan for the human road. Find out who the volunteers are who will return with Christ and how the “dew of your youth” should be translated. Learn what champagne bottles have to do with Melchizedec and who this priest-king was to Abraham. Ask yourself if you have used the free will God gave you to trust in His Son, Jesus Christ, as your Savior so you will return to earth with Christ some day.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:41-46 & Psalm 110:5-7
Duration: 53 mins 53 secs
How long will God allow the righteous to suffer and evildoers to prosper? Listen to this lesson to learn three biblical answers to this timeless question that include Christ’s death on the Cross, Armageddon, and God’s final judgment. Find out how God crushes the opposition in Operation Footstool. Understand the last three verses of Psalm 110 are referring to God the Father empowering the Messianic King to defeat His enemies. Take comfort from knowing that God’s plans for the future are being worked out according to His schedule.
Tue, Nov 08, 2016
Passage: 1 Samuel 19:1-24 & Psalm 59:1-17
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 7 secs
When you’re under pressure or in difficult times what should you do? Listen to this lesson to learn that it’s a good idea to turn to the book of Psalms in the Scriptures. One important one is Psalm 59, which was written by David and is called a lament psalm. Find out six characteristics of a lament psalm and how God ridicules evil doers. In order to better understand the psalm, it is important to see its context and structure to help us apply the principles to our own life.
Sat, Nov 12, 2016
Passage: Psalm 37
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 29 secs
Presented at Country Bible Church, Brenham, TX, for their 25th anniversary celebration
Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Passage: 1 Samuel 19:1-24 & Psalm 59:1-5
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 55 secs
Have you ever been in a terrible spot in your life and felt so sorry for yourself you wanted to throw a pity party? Listen to this lesson to learn that David was in a seemingly hopeless situation, but he turned his lament into a psalm of praise to God. Find out that when facing troubles we need to remember that God is all-powerful and we need to trust Him. Learn what an imprecatory prayer is and whether or not we should pray like this.