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||Teach Us, O Lord||RG AUDIO 042414 Psalm 90:1-12 It was one of my most difficult funerals. I barely knew the deceased. I had spoken at funerals for two of his brothers. None of them regularly attended my church: Charlie never. Charlie was a drunk. He died at 42 from complic||4/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||God Saves Us from Ourselves||RG AUDIO 042314 Psalm 44:20-26 God’s faithfulness is greater than our failure. His love and grace are greater than our sin and lack of trust in His promises. Late in his reign King Jehoshaphat made an agreement with Ahaziah, the wicked king of Israel (2||4/23/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Prayer, Praise, and God’s Promises||RG AUDIO 042214 Psalm 44:9-19 It is in those times when we have nothing else to hold onto that we learn God’s promises are enough. King Jehoshaphat had enjoyed God’s blessing on his godly leadership. The king had been able to fortify his defenses and||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Stories, Stones, and Songs||RG AUDIO 042114 Psalm 44:1-8 Where do you find encouragement when circumstances threaten and God seems far away? This was the situation faced by the Sons of Korah in Psalm 44. The Sons of Korah were a group of priestly singers in the Temple in Jerusalem.||4/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Have You Seen Him?||RG AUDIO 042014 John 20:19-31 In his first appearance as the risen King, Jesus anonymously comforted Mary Magdalene. So humble was His approach, she mistakenly thought Jesus was the gardener. Ironically, it was His death which overwhelmed with grief. It w||4/20/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Perfect Advice||RG AUDIO 041914 Proverbs 22:17-29 The toughest trial of Cynthia’s life was her husband’s suicide. After that catastrophic event, her greatest need was wisdom to navigate even the ordinary tasks of life. Proverbs rose to rank among her favorite books o||4/19/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Playing Savior||RG AUDIO 041814 Psalm 146:1-10 We can’t bear to see those we love suffer. We do all that we can to make them more comfortable. While it is commendable to come alongside the suffering, there is a fine line between comforting and getting in the way of wha||4/18/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Little Monsters||RG AUDIO 041714 Psalm 62:1-12 Our grandsons, ages 2 and 4, have a new game. They pretend one of us is the monster, and the monster is going to “get them.” I would be inclined to destroy any video of myself playing monster. Not a pretty picture. But se||4/17/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Slaying the Giants||RG AUDIO 041614 Psalm 56:1-13 The boy who killed the giant was destined to be king. Goliath taunted the entire Israelite army. Yet, David approached him with confidence that seemingly matched his youth. King Saul offered his personal suit of armor for thi||4/16/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||True Love||RG AUDIO 041514 Psalm 52:1-9 It’s hard to conceive “unfailing love.” Love has become synonymous with infatuation, lust, sex, and sensuality. Love is an excuse for abuse, catching a mate, for cheating and adultery, pornography, even for the purpose o||4/15/14||Free||View In iTunes|