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What Godly People Know – Psalm 92

What Godly People Know – Psalm 92
by Pastor Lee Hemen
August 26, 2007 AM There is a certainty and assurance that true Christians know and reflect in their lives. Others have noted the peace that believers display no matter what occurs in life. During the cold war a KGB agent for the Soviet Union had beaten nearly to death a young woman. He warned her never to be caught again. Her crime? Having a Bible study in her home and owning a Bible. She was caught again by the same agent. In disbelief he could not shake the peace that he saw in her face even after she was beaten to death by his squad. It haunted him from that day on. Later, he gave his life to Christ and had to escape Russia himself. How could that lovely young woman continue to praise God even after she was severely beaten and then later dying for her belief? In this worship Psalm we find out what Godly people know. READ: Psalm 92Why is it we are ready to give praise to those who really do not deserve it? Sports figures that gamb…

Praising God – Psalm 134

Praising God – Psalm 134
by Pastor Lee Hemen
August 19, 2007

There are little things in life that often surprise us and then delight us in ways we do not expect. It can be a smile from the lips of a child, laughter heard on an summer’s eve, or a soft breeze coming through the house that cools you after a hard day’s labor. Each in of itself is a small thing, yet a delightful thing. Something that God sends our way to bring joy into our life.

This Psalm, which is often overlooked because of its length, is like a cool breeze, a smile from a child, or laughter heard on a summer’s eve. It is spiritual refreshment for the weary soul and I believe David wrote it that way deliberately. He realized that as he praised God, spiritual refreshment would come. The pilgrim who had spent so much time worshipping in the temple, going and participating in the festivals of the Lord, were now returning home. Tired from all of their duties, but still feeling the afterglow of their devotion to God in His templ…