Psalms: The Joys & Struggles of the Faithful
Psalm 8 Having an accurate understanding of who we are and where we fit in God’s world is critical to our view of humanity and questions being debated today in our society. Pastor Ben Khazraee extracts fundamental truths from Psalm 8 which helps us have the proper answers to who God is and who we are.
Psalm 77 Difficulties and suffering can cloud our vision and lead us to a common reaction: doubting whether God is willing or able to help. Pastor Ben Khazraee opens this psalm of lament to explore how doubts arise and how we should deal with them.
Psalm 4 During David’s reign as king, he faced much adversity from those in his kingdom and even from his own family. Pastor Ben Khazraee, in a message with particular relevance in today’s climate, reveals how we, like David, can find peace in a hostile culture.
Psalm 85 What is revival? Pastor Ben Khazraee examines the words of the psalmist to learn what it is, why it’s necessary, and what it brings.
Psalm 87 Psalm 87 only has seven verses but it has a big theme. Pastor Ben Khazraee shows how the theme of this psalm, about God’s people in God’s place with God’s presence, is developed throughout the entire Bible.
Psalm 130 How foolish we are when we don’t recognize when we are in need of forgiveness! Pastor Ben Khazraee explores Psalm 130 to discover our desperate need and the source of plentiful redemption.
Psalm 19 Psalm 19 declares that God is not silent and that we should recognize and respond to that truth. Pastor Ben Khazraee explores this psalm and explains how God speaks to us through creation and the scriptures.
Psalm 46 Martin Luther, critical to the Christian reformation movement, gained confidence in his position from the word of God, eventually penning the hymn that describes God as our fortress. Pastor Ben Khazraee dives into Psalm 46 and explains how we, like Luther, can rely on God for our strength in all situations.
Psalm 49 It is important to understand that all people will die, both the rich and the poor, the wise and the fool. Pastor Ben Khazraee dives into Psalm 49 and explores the urgent call to understand these truths.
Psalm 1 ~ What would make you truly happy this new year? Pastor Ben Khazraee explores Psalm 1 for the answer to what sort of person a truly happy person is, according to God.
Psalm 63 ~ David authored this psalm while in a desperate situation when he was fleeing for his life in the wilderness of Judah. Pastor Ben Khazraee applies this passage to our lives when he teaches that, despite the circumstances, David thirsts for, is satisfied in, and clings to God.
Psalm 84 ~ The author of Psalm 84 describes his longing to be in God’s dwelling place, even for a single day. Pastor Ben Khazraee teaches about how this intense longing for God’s place is a longing for God himself.