God Answers His Own Plea

Psalm 75:1-10 is written by Asaph. It is a song that is given to the “choirmaster,” one who is a superintendent of music for worship in the synagogue. The song itself is set to the tune of “Do Not Destroy,” a common theme throughout Scriptures from God’s people. This phrase, “Do Not Destroy,” is identifiedContinue reading “God Answers His Own Plea”

A Woman’s Plea & God’s Answer

First Samuel 1 tells us about a story of God’s faithfulness and grace toward Hannah. Here’s a brief outline that covers the first chapter. This message was preached on Mother’s Day at Sagamore Baptist Church, May 10, 2020. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Some women are brokenhearted. 1:3-8 Some women makeContinue reading “A Woman’s Plea & God’s Answer”

Pleading With God

Asaph, in Psalm 74, is grieving the fallen city of Jerusalem and its temple, the place where God meets with His people. He calls out to God to hear, answer, and move to reestablish His fallen but covenanted people. Through this prayer, Asaph teaches us a model of pleading with God: a) it is direct;Continue reading “Pleading With God”