Psalm 88 is known for his darkness and desperation. Why is God when it hurts? If you want happy-go-lucky, look elsewhere. But it can still give us guidance when the floodwaters threaten. This episode is a Bible study on Psalm 88.
Growing Deeper with the Twenty-Third Psalm
It is said at funerals, tattooed on arms, and underlined. Psalm 23 is the most famous of all the psalms. It is eternally comforting — but this is no naive optimism. It is about the shepherding God in the midst of the valley of the shadow of death. This episode is a Bible study on Psalm 23.
Like a tree planted by streams of water (Growing Deeper with Psalm 1)
Psalm 1 is the “gateway to the psalms.” It is a wisdom psalm which outlines the path of righteousness vs the path of righteousness. This podcast is a Bible Study on Psalm 1.
An introduction to the Psalms
The psalms are much-quoted and much-beloved. Jesus quoted from them more than any other book in the Bible. This short podcast (and video) provides a general introduction to the Psalms as I prepare to teach through ‘the most famous psalms.’
Help When It Hurts (summary video, links)
Here’s a video that summarizes my 3-part teaching series called “Help When It Hurts.” It includes the rationale for the series (hint: hurt is a
How Having a Purpose Helps With the Pain: “Help When It Hurts” – Part 2 [Podcast]
Worries, broken relationships, illness, financial hardship, a pain from your past that never seems to go away. Yup, life can hurt. Right now I’m leading
WITHness: “Help when it hurts” – Part 1 [Podcast]
Let’s be honest. Life can hurt. There are worries, disappointments, broken dreams, challenging relationships, health problems, pain. Max Lucado once said: “If hurts were hairs,