Sermons on Psalms

Who has your back?

Psalm 121 As Christians we are on a long journey to the heavenly city in the new creation. How are we going to make it? So much could go wrong en route. How do we avoid being consumed by anxiety and fear? This pilgrim psalm is the medicine we need.

Radical Certainty

Psalm 46:8-11 We live in a world of radical uncertainty. In so many areas, there’s so much we don’t know, and can’t possibly know – both in the present and in the future. By contrast in the Bible we find certainty. In it God reveals the truth about himself, about us, and about where this world is heading. And that is what we find in the final verses of this psalm.

God is our refuge

Psalm 46:1-3 At times of dark discouragement, the reformer, Martin Luther, would say to his friend, ‘Come, Philip, let’s sing the 46th psalm’. But why did he turn to this one in particular? How does it help us when life is tough and our world is falling apart?

How to Handle… Sorrow

Psalm 13 In a world filled with sin and suffering, sorrow is an inescapable reality. Scripture is full of people who have had to come to terms with their own sorrow, and how they should relate to God in the midst of it. Listen in as we hear David cry out to God and ask…

When I envy others

Psalm 73 How do we react when people around us are hugely successful despite appearing to oppose God? Do we feel like giving up? Asaph wrestled with this question 3,000 years ago in Psalm 73. Listen in as we learn from his journey of faith which is strikingly contemporary.