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Comfort for Exiles (Isaiah 40:1-11)

Comfort for God’s People Comfort, comfort my people,     says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,     and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed,     that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the Lord’s hand     double for all her sins. 3 A voice of one calling: “In the wilderness prepare     the way for the Lord; make…

The Great Storm (Psalm 29)

Psalm 29 (NIV) A psalm of David. 1 Ascribe to the Lord, you heavenly beings,     ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. 2 Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name;     worship the Lord in the splendour of his holiness. 3 The voice of the Lord is over the waters;     the God of glory thunders,     the Lord thunders over the mighty waters. 4 The voice of the Lord is powerful;     the voice of the Lord is majestic.…

The God Who Brings Justice

*Note that due to a technical fault the first part of this talk was recorded at a different time to the rest* Psalm 28 (NIV) Psalm 28 Of David. 1 To you, Lord, I call;     you are my Rock,     do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you remain silent,     I will be like those who…

Confidence in the Face of Fear (Psalm 27)

Psalm 27 Of David. 1 The Lord is my light and my salvation—     whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—     of whom shall I be afraid? 2 When the wicked advance against me     to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes     who will stumble and fall. 3 Though an army besiege me,     my heart will not fear;…

What it takes to be blameless

Psalm 26 Of David. 1 Vindicate me, Lord,     for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord     and have not faltered. 2 Test me, Lord, and try me,     examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love     and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. 4 I do not sit with the deceitful,…

Jonah’s Anger is Not Justified

Jonah’s Anger at the Lord’s Compassion 4 But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry. 2 He prayed to the Lord, “Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in…

God is mighty to save – praise Him

Jonah 1:17-2:10 New International Version (NIV) Jonah’s Prayer 17 Now the Lord provided a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. 2 From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God. 2 He said: “In my distress I called to the Lord,     and he answered me. From deep in the realm of the…

Gospel-Tinted Spectacles (Philippians 1:12-26)

Paul’s Chains Advance the Gospel 12 Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters,[a] that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard[b] and to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ. 14 And because of my chains, most of the brothers and sisters…

God is in charge of everything – fear him

Jonah Flees From the Lord 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he…