But we need to realize, we don’t have to be on national television to share our faith. Be HAPPY in God. 1. Sing our choir songs with the PRBC app. Dewie Phipps said, the real question is, what kind of nurse is MARK being! She was praising Mark by telling other people what a good helper he was. Psalm 9 - For the director of music. Psalm 3, Lord How They have Increased, The Morning Psalm. I will be glad and exult in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.” (Psalm 9:1-2) Here we find four distinctive ways that God’s people can worship Him: I. His biographer wrote: “Laid aside in the prime of life, he could only lie in that upstairs room, conscious of all there was to be done; of all that was not being attended to — lie there and rejoice in God.”. How can you worship? John 1:12, Romans GOD and God alone. 3 When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence. The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed: Here David was grateful that God did more than judge the wicked; He also was a refuge and support for those oppressed by the wicked. 3 When my enemies turn back, they shall fall and perish at Your … That’s His answer. Calls others to praise him, ver. The According to Muth-labben. RELATIONSHIP WITH THE FATHER – Know His Name, RELIANCE ON THE FATHER – Trust In Him and Seek Him, RESPONSE OF THE FATHER – He does not forsake those Thanking God as a means of worship is commanded over and over again in scripture: TELL Others About God. Name some things or events or people who have left you in awe. ‘Yes,’ said Betsie. And these are just the tip of the iceberg; there are dozens of verses which tell us to worship God by giving thanks. ‘Betsie, there’s no way even God can make me grateful for a flea.’ ‘He’s given us the answer … In the Bible this morning … “Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus” … That’s it, Corrie! There is a good chance that Psalms 9-10 was originally one single acrostic poem, so that is how we are going to read it. This seals the doom of the unrighteous. — Philippians 4:6 “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.” Psalm 20:1-9 Trusting God in Prayer is a sermon about a model prayer that I can pray to God for others. When my enemies turn back, They shall fall and perish at Your presence. Singing is one of the most important means we have of worshiping God. 2 I will be glad and rejoice in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High. We can start right now to thank God for every single thing about this new barracks! It is one of the greatest ways we can worship God: THANK HIM — even in our most dire circumstances. THANK God. — Psalm 47:6-7 “Sing praises to our God, sing praises. ‘Corrie!’ She said excitedly. God’s justice: evil is repaid ( 9:15 -16) The key to this section is the simple statement, “The Lord is known by His justice.” Though the yield of the olive should fail, And the fields produce no food, One of the very best ways is to give Him thanks. This is a comfort and a refuge for those who suffer from injustice and oppression. Amen. That’s the aspect of the psalm I’d like to emphasize in the sermon this morning – that God is king and, as king, God is sovereign over us and all creation. And yet he wrote: “But the Lord … makes our hearts so very glad in Himself — not Himself plus a bank balance — that I have never known greater freedom from care and anxiety.”, He said his joy was in GOD — not “God plus a bank balance.” Just in God alone. Singing is worship — IF we are singing to the Lord, which is important. And he worshiped Him. This one is a little different. Lord Jesus Christ will one day regain that dominion when He reigns on earth. — Psalm 9:11 signsays “Sing praises to the Lord, who dwells in Zion.” Folks, when I read that a few weeks ago, I thought: “THAT is exactly what our worship is to be.” The KING is our sole audience. 7 - 10. To the tune of “Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David. The KJV uses the word “praise”; most other translations say “give thanks.” The Hebrew word means to “acknowledge God” for what He has done; thus many translations render it “give thanks.” This same word is used in Psalm 100:4, where the KJV translates it “be thankful unto Him.” So it means to acknowledge God; to be thankful to Him for who He is and what He has done for us. SING TO THE LORD! It may be that God will allow you to be deprived of some “things” you thought you really needed to make you happy; so that you’ll discover that HE is all you really need. The Psalm 6, Lord, Do Not Rebuke Me. One of the best times to sing to Him is in your morning prayer time. The second word, "Lord" is the word "Adoniai". You know, sometimes your best act of worship may not involve “doing” anything at all; it may be just lying there and rejoicing IN GOD Himself. THE “Four Ways To Worship God” (Psalm 9:1-2 sermon), Joshua 3:5 Sermon: "Preparing For God To Work", "Your Best Investment" (Matthew 6:19-24 sermon), “Building Your Life On The Rock” (Matthew 7:24-27 sermon), "How To Seek The Lord" (Isaiah 55:6-7 sermon), "Following Jesus" (Matthew 4:18-22 sermon), "Seeking Him First" (Matthew 6:33 sermon), “In The Beginning, God” (Genesis 1:1 sermon), Consecration Today For Wonders Tomorrow (Joshua 3:5 sermon), “Four Ways To Worship God” (Psalm 9:1-2 sermon), "The Disciple's Character" series (Beatitudes Mt. 3:22-23). The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God. But we can also worship Him by telling other people about what He has done for us. That’s a good word for us today. Retail: $2.99. “I will be glad and exult IN YOU.”, Later in his life Hudson Taylor was at home in England on what was supposed to be a temporary furlough, and he was seriously injured in a fall, and was paralyzed. 5 Outlines . — I Thessalonians 5:18 “In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”. He was in the construction supply business and business was good. There is the sea of passion. Mark Coffey came by the office the other day, and he talked about how he was doing his daily Bible reading in the morning, in Psalms, and how God gave him a specific word that he needed for that day. They were saying in effect: God is greater — even than this concentration camp — and He has given us things to give thanks for, even here. And we saw that when he did, he showed it in a couple of ways: he made a commitment to give God back a tenth of all that He gave him. 1 - 6. There are many parallels to these truths in the spiritual realm. Because I must wait quietly for the day of distress, And the thing about those blessings is, they don’t change with our circumstances. Not God plus anything else. ( Log Out /  If it’s been a while, would you ask God this morning, for an opportunity to do that, this week? 9 I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works. In it he writes: “The King of Bavaria is a poet — and has a poet’s eccentricities — with the advantage over all other poets of being able to gratify them, no matter what form they may take. Sing in your car with KLOVE or 106.9 or one of the other Christian stations. I got a little taste of that, when I was sick with POTS, and could only lie there; I couldn’t go to worship. — Psalm 136:1 “Give thanks to the LORD for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.” Like Psalm 46:10 says: “Be still and know that I am God.”. them that seek thee. God gives us opportunities every day to give Him credit and tell people what that He has done for us — and especially the greatest thing that He has done for us: that Jesus died on the cross for us, so that we can be forgiven and worship Him in heaven forever. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. “Give thanks in all circumstances”! There is the sea of thought. But this time I was sure Betsie was wrong.” (HIDING PLACE, TEN BOOM, p. 209-210). ‘Give thanks in all circumstances,’ she quoted. Psalm 99 is one of six “royal psalms,” also known as, “enthronement psalms,” so named because they refer to God as King. “I will TELL of all Your wonders”. This is SO important. In the 1800’s Mark Twain took a trip to Europe, and wrote about it in his book, A Tramp Abroad. The Book of Psalms Chapter 9. put their trust in thee: (Proverbs 3:5-6), GOD IS FAITHFUL - for — Don’t sing for the person in front of you; Isaiah 11:4-8, ***************************************************************************, "When my enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy, "For thou hast maintained my right and my cause..." Vs. 4. — Psalm 100:4 “Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise. 5, 6). But I DID love it when the freshman quarterback who came in to win the game, said during the post-game interview on national television: “First and foremost, I’d just like to thank my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Psalm 4, An Evening Psalm. It is a state of being satisfied in The Lord: “I will be glad and exult IN YOU.” When God’s people are happy in Him, it is one of the best expressions of worship — being happy in God Himself, and not in our circumstances! a high tower, edita, arx, wherein men are secured, and escape the impressions of an enemy. Thank You for all the women, here in this room, who will meet You in these pages.’ ‘Show us. I can use eight words to pray for others. The God who made all things is the only one worthy of the name that is majestic in all the earth (vv.1, 9). Is HE the One you’re singing to when you come in this room? Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. David resolveth to praise God, Psalms 9:1,2, for executing judgment upon his enemies, Psalms 9:3-8. our God. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. A Southern Baptist pastor for almost 35 years, I currently serve as Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Angleton, Texas, and post my weekly sermons here. Start the day with it (I know a sweet man in Texas who has a commitment that his feet will not hit the floor in the morning, until he has first given God thanks for 10 things — not a bad plan!) Motivating and inspiring.Let God himself bless you again. He prayeth him to consider his trouble, Psalms 9:13, that he might have cause to praise him, Psalms 9… And the thing is, if you are a Christian, you always DO have something to give God thanks for, even in your worst situations here on earth. ( Log Out /  It is filled with many ways to mature in the Lord. Judgment is going to come upon our land too, for our sin against God: for 60 million children slaughtered in abortion; for rampant immorality; for disregarding God and His word. And it is not like we need some specialized “training seminar” on how to thank God. It was Psalm 56:3: "What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee." A Study Of Psalm 8 And 9 Series. In Psalm 9 David stands in awe of God. See, we should see singing as a prayer: David says here, “I will sing PRAISE to YOUR NAME.” So he’s not “just singing.” He is singing PRAISE, and he is singing it TO GOD. And singing is one of the best ways to worship — IF you are purposefully singing to the Lord like David says here: “I will sing praise to Your name.”, IV. Furthermore, the things which are bad for you seem to be everywhere and are readily available, while the things which are good for you are not as easy to come across and have seem to cost you more. “I will GIVE THANKS to the Lord”. PSALM 9 OVERVIEW. a. ( Log Out /  SermonAudio.com - Psalm 9 Sermons. — Not God plus your nice home. Thank You, dear Lord, that there was no inspection when we entered here! Lord's name is more majestic, more superior, more Habakkuk the prophet knew this kind of joy in God. 2. It is a happiness that is based on his relationship with God. David, the author, never calls the reader to actually do anything. Let’s worship GOD. note that man's dominion, mentioned in verse 6, was fulfilled in the Garden of Please Singing to the Lord is a prayer; singing to the Lord is worship. — Not “God plus your bank balance.” 8:15-18), WE MUST HAVE FAITH - will Psalms 9:11 And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You. Sometimes I’ll pull the hymnal off my shelf to get the words to a worship song to sing. The If you've ever been on a diet you know that the things which are best for you have a tendency to taste the worst and the things which are bad for you have a tendency to taste the best. Chapter Overview: David praises God for giving him victory over his enemies, ver. Since we’re packed so close, that many more will hear!’ She looked at me expectantly. Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Oct 16, 2017. based on 1 rating. And then in a number of places in His word He shows us just HOW we should worship Him once we are reconciled to Him in Christ. — we are not “just singing”; we are singing TO GOD! I stared at her, then looked around me at the dark, foul-aired room. Psalms 99:1-9A Matter of Authority. In hell the thought of God shall be as a dagger in your soul. Read the words to "How Great Thou Art". And so we stood between piers of bunks and gave thanks for fleas. SermonAudio.com - Psalm 9 Sermons. I looked down at the Bible. 3-8. “I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonders. I will be glad and exult in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.” (Psalm 9:1-2). Your blog is both encouraging & informative. That is a great way to start your quiet time with praise, just like God commands us. But the prayer is not simply about requesting future judgment, but declaring the way God judges the nations and the peoples of the world. The smallest child knows how to do that: just thank God for what He has done for you, and for the blessings He has given you in Christ. 17. 7-9.) And they that know thy name will put that seek Him. David calls the people of Israel to praise the Lord, Psalms 9:11,12. One of the Psalms we read this week talked about how God is holy, and so after I read that Psalm, I sang, “Holy, Holy, Holy”, and then a contemporary song that was on the radio a couple of years ago called “Holy”, and I worshiped God with the Psalm, and singing those songs to Him. Prays for help, and praises God, ver. Folks, I think Christians in America in this 21st century will do well to learn the lesson of Habakkuk. Let’s find our joy in GOD. Well that is very encouraging to me; thank you for writing, Karen! PSALM 9. But that is a shallow kind of happiness that is based entirely on their circumstances. I have to admit I was not just real thrilled when Alabama won yet another national championship in football last month. EXCELLENCE OF GOD'S NAME - Vss. Even if they are not outwardly as wicked as other men are, yet their forgetfulness of God is the highest form of injustice to him; it is treason against the majesty of heaven; it is robbing God of what is his right; it is a combination of everything that is evil. 9 The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. From the remotest jungle in Africa or the Amazon, to the most isolated island in the Pacific, every culture that has ever been discovered has worshiped. Study the bible online using commentary on Psalm 9:10 and more! I am grateful to see these messages read in countries around the world, and pray that God will use His word to help individuals to walk with Him daily, and churches to glorify Him with their worship and obedience. David says here: “I will be glad and exult IN YOU.” His happiness is found in God Himself. Another way to worship God is to tell other people about the things God has done: “I will tell of all Your wonders.” Is TELLING other people really “worship? Psalm 9, The Lord's Righteous Judgment Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. You have rebuked the nations and destroyed the wicked; you have blotted out their name for ever … Our Price: $79.98. Decay enters my bones, And in my place I tremble. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I just found your blog about 4 days ago. Genesis 1:26-28, Our or master. One reason why giving thanks is so important, is that it helps us to elevate God over our circumstances. My wife Cheryl saves songs to her iPhone and she’ll play it and sing with it each morning as part of her prayer time. (Lamentations "Son, remember," that was... 2. 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