Psalms: The Joys & Struggles of the Faithful

Psalms: The Joys & Struggles of the Faithful

Everyone Dies — Even You

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.

Blessed or Perishing?

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.

Thirsting for God… Satisfied in 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.

In the Day of My Trouble I Call Upon You

Psalm 86 ~ As we move into the new year, we know that our lives will encounter times of trouble in the coming months—some difficult, some easy; some long, some short. Pastor Ben Khazraee teaches from David’s prayer to remind us why we pray and the character of Him who answers.

Keeping God’s Word: Our Happy Duty

Psalm 119:1-16 ~ Is “doing your duty” something you are obligated to do even though you are not motivated or enjoy it? Pastor Ben Khazraee teaches that, when it comes to our duty to obey God, we should be delighted with the opportunity to please our Lord and relish the impact it has on our lives.

Psalm 103: Bless the Lord!

Psalm 103 – Remember what God has done for us, reflect on His character, remember our frailty, and respond to God’s love and benefits. Pastor Ben Khazraee points our gaze heavenward as he teaches from Psalm 103.

Praising God

Psalm 33 – Pastor Ben Khazraee uses the 33rd Psalm to examine how we should praise our Heavenly father.

The Sorrow of Injustice & Oppression

Psalm 10 ~ In his next installment of the series “The Joys and Struggles of the Faithful”, Pastor Ben Khazraee looks at a topic that stirs up a lot of passionate responses.
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