Worship! Psalm 19 (Weekly Word)

Okay, so last week worship was on my mind so I wrote about it in Psalm 18.  Now we come to Psalm 19, which is all about worship.  Psalm 19 is one of my favorite Psalms. Go read it. Welcome back. Psalm 19:1-6 praises God for things in creation – the heavens, the rising sun. Continue reading “Worship! Psalm 19 (Weekly Word)”

What is Worship? – Psalm 18 (Weekly Word)

I preach 3-4 times per year at my church and have just been speaking with my pastor about the next sermon series I will be a part of.  The topic it is looking like I am going to be speaking on is worship.  With this topic, I am beginning to think about what I mightContinue reading “What is Worship? – Psalm 18 (Weekly Word)”

Desiring and Imagining the Kingdom by James Smith (Two [no, Three!] Book Reviews)

Whether when I was in seminary or now in campus ministry, there is a lot of talk among Christians in such circles about worldview. The way it goes is that the university, for example, has a view of the world which is being taught to students in the classroom. Our responsibility as Christians is toContinue reading “Desiring and Imagining the Kingdom by James Smith (Two [no, Three!] Book Reviews)”

Advent – Preparing for the Coming King (Day 9)

Day 9 – Praise the Lord – Psalm 150 1 Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens. 2 Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness. 3 Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre, 4 praise him with timbrelContinue reading “Advent – Preparing for the Coming King (Day 9)”