Friendship Baptist Church Owasso

Friendship Baptist Church Owasso
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Sunday, September 30, 2012

D6: Week of 9/30

Family Theme:  Repentance

Psalm 51

After his sin with Bathsheba (2 Samuel 11-12), David expressed 
sorrowful repentance in Psalm 51.

1.  Appeal to God's Mercy (Psalm 51: 1-6)
     Sin is so serious that only God's mercy is great enough to
     cover our guilt.

2.  Ask for God's Cleansing (Psalm 51: 7-12)
     Sin has so deeply stained us that only God can cleanse us and 
     create a right spirit within us.

3.  Respond With Joy (Psalm 51: 13-19)
     The cleansing David received from God motivated him to
     godly action and holy praise.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

D6: Week of 9/23

Family Theme:  Prayer


Psalm 44

1.  When in Pain, Remember God's Past Faithfulness
     Psalm 44:1-8
     Since God has proven Himself faithful in the past, 
     we can trust Him to be faithful in the present.

2.  When in Pain, Be Honest With God
     Psalm 44:9-22
     The psalmist plainly laid out his questions and 
     concerns before the Lord.

3.  When in Pain, Cry Out Desperately to God
     Psalm 44:23-26
     This psalm ends with a cry for God to rise up
     and help His people.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

D6: Week of 9/16

Family Theme:  Faithfulness

Psalm 37


1.  Pay Attention to God, Not the Wicked
     Psalm 37: 1-11
     God's children should not fret over evildoers or be jealous 
     of the wicked.

2.  Trust God and Consider the Fate of the Wicked
     Psalm 37: 12-22
     There is a distinct contrast between the blessings of the righteous 
     and the fate of the wicked.

3.  Wait for the Lord and Do What Is Right
     Psalm 37:23-40
     God's children should foresake evil, do what is good, and trust
     their sovereign Lord.

Additional relevant verses:  James 2:14, 18 ; Matt. 5:5 ; I Peter 1:1

Sunday, September 9, 2012

D6: week of 9/9

Family Theme: Provision  Psalm 23

In this famous psalm, David presented the Lord as our all-sufficient Shepherd.

1.  The Lord Is Our Source of Satisfaction  (Psalm 23:1-3)
     Since Yahweh is our Shepherd, His sheep will not be in want.

2.  The Lord Is Our Source of Protection  (Psalm 23:4)
     Regardless of the form in which our "valley of the shadow of death" 
     may come, our Shepherd is with us.

3.  The Lord Is Our Source of Provision  (Psalm 23:5-6)
     David illustrated God's grace by picturing Him as a Lord who gives
     His child a place of honor at a grand feast, including anointing with fine oil.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

D6: Week of 9/02

Family Theme: Praise  Psalms 8, 24, 100

Psalms were sung in the worship of God.  These three are known as psalms of praise.

1.  Our Majestic Creator Deserves Our Humble Praise  (Psalm 8)
     Psalm 8 is a call to worship our eternal, self-existent majestic Creator.

2.  Our Mighty King Deserves Our Holy Praise  (Psalm 24)
     This strong and mighty God deserves to be praised through the holy live of His worshipers.

3.  Our Loving Shepherd Deserves Our Glad Service  (Psalm 100)
     Our worship of God should include service to Him.