Question: Good day, I have heard preachers say that God has knitted us together in our mothers’ wombs. Surely this is a general statement to mean God is the designer and sustainer of our lives, not that He has physically and individually put us together? I would like to hear your thoughts on this. Answer:…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalms 34   I.         We usually think about the victories of David and see his life through that lens             A.        He defeated Goliath             B.        He won amazing battles over the Philistines             C.        He became king over all of Israel             D.        But we forget how difficult David’s life was reaching that point II.        The situation             A.        King Saul…

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Question: Dear Sir, May the peace of God be with you all. I would be grateful if you could help me with the understanding of Psalms 118:22-24. Is the verse(s) referring to Jesus and his resurrection? Thank you, God bless you. Answer: “The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief corner stone. This is…

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Question: I have an urgent question that is generating heat in my congregation. This heat is created by my wife. She prays the Psalms, and I personally do not agree with her on this. But she insists that it is the word of God. I don’t agree because we are New Testament worshipers and the…

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Text: Psalms 39   I.         Psalms 38-40 cover related themes regarding the problems caused by sin             A.        God has punished David because of his sin – Psalms 38:1-2             B.        Between God’s punishment and the burden of the sin itself, David feels overwhelmed – Psalms 38:3-8             C.        Even close friends and family avoid you when you are suffering because of…

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Question: “Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.” (Psalms 55:15). Does this mean we should wish death for people who aren’t saved? A friend sent this to me along with some statistics about 50% of transgender people committing suicide. He…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text Psalm 37   I.         I’m sure you have heard the statement before, it is well ingrained in our society’s thinking: “Nice guys finish last.”             A.        Its more modern than you might realize. A baseball player and manager, Leo Durocher, is the one who said it.                         1.         He also said, “Winning requires toughness, even…

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by Jeffrey Hamilton Text: Psalm 131   I.          Psalm 131 is one of 15 psalms which are titled “Song of Ascent.”              A.         It is commonly believe that these were pilgrimage songs, sung while the people journeyed up to Jerusalem for the major feasts.              B.         This particular psalm was written by David and expresses the attitude a worshiper must…

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Text: Psalm 23   I.         The most famous psalm is a song about faith.             A.        It weaves in a few brief words the clear message of a special relationship between man and God             B.        It speaks of trust and security in good times and bad. II.        Faith in Times of Quiet – Psalm 23:1-3             A.        The Lord is my Shepherd…

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