his faithfulness to all generations” (Psalm 100:4-5). Psalm 100 A Matter of Gratitude (McLarty), “I was hungry and you gave me food to eat, I was thirsty, and you gave me drink ….”, “Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these, my brothers, you did it unto me.”, ‘Weren’t the ten cleansed? Find a quiet place and breathing deeply, holding your breath for a few seconds, then exhale slowly. Listen in MP3, Psalm 81, Hear O Israel, If A user-friendly resource for busy pastors! You may not be aware of this, but there are many different names for God in the Hebrew Bible. They’re all action verbs, well within our ability. Directions | I have had people tell me, ‘Thanks for your message’, Listen in MP3, Psalm 80, Restore Us, O God                                                       And I count the times I have forgotten to say, ‘Thank You!’, We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture” (Psalm 100:3). Into the battle for truth. Make a joyful noise, the psalmist says. and Thirsty Land                                 This verse uses two of them: Yahweh and Elohim. Get help now! • Be thankful for the gift of music. I once heard that it’s physically impossible to be stressed out and thankful at the same time. Jesus has set the example, Dick. “Shout for joy to Yahweh.” That’s the first step. Heavens no! Your faith has healed you.  Listen in MP3, Psalm 108, My Heart is Listen in MP3, Psalm 64, Secret Plots                                                                It is he who has made us, and we are his. Penn State beat Michigan State by four points.  Listen in MP3, Psalm 99, The Lord Our God Psalm 6, Lord, Do Not Rebuke Me. You have been and great ‘find’ and and great help to a neophite preacher.”. “Here’s the good news. What can you possibly give to God that God doesn’t already own? I do not claim to be original in this sermon. Who Reproaches Me, Psalm 57, In the Shadow of |Contact Us | Salvation                                                    Known                                                 Remember that next time your world is going to pieces and everyone is looking to you to hold it together. It’s a matter of gratitude – taking stock of your life and how God has created you in his image and empowered you with his Spirit and blessed you with the gifts of creativity, imagination and love – and being grateful. But where are the nine? Study Bible), The Biblical Illustrator (Online Edition, PC Study Bible) and MP3, Psalm 74, How Long Will the To serve the Lord with gladness is to be a cheerful giver, lending a helping hand to those in need, showing mercy to those who are struggling, practicing random acts of kindness wherever you go – not out of obligation or duty – but out of gratitude for what God has done for you. Enemies                                               or ‘You had me all the way’, or ‘You have a gift’. If, indeed, I have a He set it to music, and the Carpenters liked it so much they recorded it and put it on one of their albums. to be gleaned from the psalms. Take a moment to make a list of all the things you can think of to be thankful for, then offer them up to the Lord in praise and thanksgiving. | 3,768 views. Listen in MP3, Psalm 76, In Judah God is Listen in MP3, Psalm 117, Praise the LORD, Listen in MP3 Psalms 23 – The Lord is Our Shepherd. They found him and asked, “Who are you?” And he replied. Psalm 3, Lord How They have Increased, The Morning Psalm. You have twenty-four hours every day – just like the President or the Pope – to use in just about any way you choose. Consider the alternative. Shadow of the Almighty                            Listen in MP3, Psalm 92, It is Good to Give His loving kindness endures forever, “The Fast Lane or the Right Path” – A Sermon on Psalm 1. Psalm 118    HIs What can you possibly do for God that God can’t do for himself? Me O Lord                                        Listen With this in mind, the psalmist concludes. • Be thankful for the rotation of the earth – that is, for night and day – and for the seasons – that summer doesn’t last all year long. In the Parable of the Great Judgment, Jesus commended the faithful for showing kindness to those in need. There were 108,000 fans in the stadium, mostly rooting for Penn State, the home team. Psalm 5, Consider My Meditation. And before you nod your head and say, “O.K.,” think about the implications: • God is all-powerful. and God's Goodness, Psalm 53, The Fool Has First, it means to give what you have as a symbol of your gratitude and devotion. Spurgeon's Treasury of David, The Pulpit Commentary (Online edition, PC Have I Sinned             MP3, Psalm 52, Evil Boasting Listen in MP3, Psalm 103, Bless the Lord O into his courts with praise. Listen in MP3, Psalm 78, Give Ear to My Law                                                       That’s what the psalmist is reminding us, when he says: “Know that Yahweh, he is God. Let the whole world know that the sovereign God of all creation is with us, he loves us, he’s on our side.  Listen in MP3 What tidbit of wisdom could you possibly share with God that God doesn’t already know far better than you? After talking with him, I asked him to read Psalm 23. Psalm 25, Unto Thee O  Listen in MP3, Psalm 94  God- To Whom I will This page is part of an ongoing series of lessons taken from the psalms. Listen in MP3, Psalm 104, Bless the Lord Click here for more information. used in these lessons, as several sources have been used to find ideas including Listen in MP3, Psalm 82, He Judges Among Peoples Praise You, Psalm 68, Blessed be God Fears God                                            Psalm 106, Visit Me With