A Road Map for Life, Series 1

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In Time of Trouble

Psalm 41
Psalm 41. As we conclude the first section of the Psalms we find great hope and help for troubled times. Trouble comes to everyone, but God has promised to care for those who obey Him. His blessing is greater than our burdens.
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After the Preaching Is Done

Psalm 40
Psalm 40. It is wonderful to meet with a congregation of believers and hear the Word of God preached. But it is when the preaching is done that the truth must be lived. Today we discover 4 things that must come after the preaching is done.
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How to Have Quiet Time

Psalm 39
Psalm 39. Life is full of noise. There must be times when we get still and quiet before God. In quiet times we are able to think and pray. Only then do we have anything helpful to say to others.
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Remember This…

Psalm 38
Psalm 38. Memory can be a great blessing or a great curse. Today we are reminded of specific things that we must always remember. Remembering God and His truth is essential to moving forward.
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Fret Not

Psalm 37
Psalm 37. It is one thing to say, "Don't worry!" The question is, "How?" In this portion of Scripture the Lord tells us three times to "fret not" but He also gives us several things we can do to cast out fear.
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Some Good News In A Bad World

Psalm 36
Psalm 36. We are inundated with bad news! Yet in spite of all the bad news around us there is unchanging good news in God's Word: God has not changed!
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The Message of Unbroken Bones

Psalm 35
Psalm 35. Hundreds of years before Christ came the Holy Spirit revealed that not one of His bones would be broken. In back to back Psalms we have this truth emphasized. Listen as the unbroken bones of Christ speak to us of God's unbroken promise and unfailing power.
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“All” and “None”

Psalm 34
Psalm 34. God is the God of "all times" and greater than "all troubles." This Psalm opens with a lesson on how to bless the Lord "at all times" and closes with a promise that "none" who trust in the Lord will be forsaken! God is able.
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Reason to Rejoice

Psalm 33
Psalm 33. Are you a rejoicing Christian? There is nothing more attractive than the joy of Christ in the life of a believer. Join us as we walk through David's list and you will find some reason to rejoice...
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The Rest of the Story

Psalm 32
Psalm 32. David's story does not end with his failure or even with God's forgiveness. God had much more for David - and He has much more for you! Learn how to get past your past and move forward with the Lord.
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Three People in Trouble

Psalm 31
Psalm 31. Everybody has problems! We all deal with difficult circumstances and difficult people. In this psalm you will see 3 people in trouble and learn how to have victory in your own times of trouble.
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How to Dedicate Your Home to God

Psalm 30
Psalm 30. Home is to be holy ground - a place where God's presence rules. When David dedicated his own house to God he did three specific things. Use his pattern with your own family.
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Learning to Worship

Psalm 29
Psalm 29. In today's episode we approach one of the greatest subjects in Scripture: what it means to worship God. In eleven verses David teaches us much about what true worship looks like. Learn to worship and it will affect every other area of your life.
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A Song In the Night

Psalm 28
Psalm 28. The sweetest songs are born out of the darkest hours. Listen to David's song and you will find the way to keep a happy heart in the hardships of life.
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One Thing

Psalm 27
Psalm 27. If you could have one thing from God, what would it be? David tells us his greatest desire - and it is the desire that brings every other good blessing with it. Make this one thing your prayer and goal!
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Integrity

Psalm 26
Psalm 26. Integrity is in short supply in our world today. God is a God of integrity and He desires that His people be people of integrity. As we study today's Scripture we discover the elements of true integrity.
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Five Lessons for Being a Good Student

Psalm 25
Psalm 25. We are all students in God's school and He has much to teach us. The Teacher identifies five truths that every good student needs to learn. What kind of student will you be?
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The Blessing

Psalm 24
Psalm 24. Today's psalm not only describes the greatest blessing in life it also details how to receive it! If we want God's blessing we must obey His principles.
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The Shepherd In the Shadows

Psalm 23
Psalm 23. Can you see Him? The God of Light meets you in the shadows of life. Look carefully today at this familiar psalm and then look at your own situation...somewhere in the shadows you will find Jesus!
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Look At the Cross!

Psalm 22
Psalm 22. A thousand years before Calvary, exact expressions and explanations of Christ's sufferings were recorded! In this study you will gain a fresh glimpse of what Jesus did for you. Join us as we look at the cross.
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How To Find Strength In Your Battle

Psalm 21
Psalm 21. The theme continues! On the other side of the battle the king records how God gave the victory. God is going to bring you through your battle too. Let an old soldier show you how to find the strength you need...
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There’s Power In His Name

Psalm 20
Psalm 20. Our world is full of conflict and each of us have our own battles. In this war psalm the Lord shows us how to have power for the fight and victory in the end.
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Three Things God Reveals to Us

Psalm 19
Psalm 19. This nature psalm reminds us of the beauty of the created world and the power of the Creator. But there is more! David shows us three things God wants to reveal to all of us. He gets very specific - and very personal.
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Will You?

Psalm 18
Psalm 18. If you let your emotions run your life they will ruin your life. God gave you emotions and only He can control them. The Lord intends for us to exercise our will - this often means choosing against how you feel. David shows us three things we must choose every day. Will you?
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Staying Right With God In a World Gone Wrong

Psalm 17
Psalm 17. Watch the news and you can grow dismayed at the lack of justice in our world. Look to the Lord and you will realize that He is a God of justice. You can't straighten the whole world out but you can stay right with God and rest in the truth that someday He will.
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In the Night Seasons

Psalm 16
Psalm 16. When "the lights go out" in life it is easy to get confused, frustrated, fearful. How will you respond in the night seasons? Remember that God works the night shift and often gives the greatest light in the darkest times.
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What Ever Happened to Holiness?

Psalm 15
Psalm 15. In this powerful psalm God identifies the life that He will bless. Few talk about holiness today but that is what God is looking for in every generation - people who live in His holy presence!
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Dealing With the Atheist

Psalm 14
Psalm 14. This psalm will help you know how to answer those around you who say there is no God. But there is more...it will help you to deal with the practical atheism that can creep into our own daily living! Only God's truth can deal with the atheist.
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Turning a Sigh Into a Song

Psalm 13
Psalm 13. Discouraged people usually overstate their problems. We groan to ourselves and grumble to others. Do what David did and you will turn your sigh into a song!
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How Firm a Foundation!

Psalm 12
Psalm 12. This psalm continues the theme of the previous one. There are four things God's people can do in a changing world and difficult circumstances. Follow this pattern and you will not be blown away!
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What Can We Do?

Psalm 11
Psalm 11. When it seems that the world is shaking and others are shifting we must go back to what we know for sure. Our foundation is not going to move! Use this psalm to check your faith today and be sure your trust is in the God who never changes.
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A Prayer When You are Hurting

Psalm 10
Psalm 10. When bad things happen to good people we all wonder why. The psalmist shows us what to do with our why! Bring your complaint and concern to the One who can do something about it. This is a prayer you can pray for yourself or for someone that you know who is hurting.
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Some Good News In a World of Bad News

Psalm 9
Psalm 9. Do you ever get tired of hearing so much bad news? Scripture not only describes the wicked world in which we live, it gives us some good news from our God! Look at current events through the lens of this Word from the Lord.
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The Creator and the Christ

Psalm 8
Psalm 8. One of the most beautiful psalms ever written points us both to nature and to the Messiah. The Creator is the Christ! As we walk through these few verses we look around us to the world that God created and then we look up to the God who came to earth as a man.
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What to Do When You Are Slandered

Psalm 7
Psalm 7. It is easy to be hurt when others say things that are unkind and untrue about us. In this psalm we find three things we can do when we are slandered. You cannot control what others say but you must control how you respond.
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How to Deal With Your Sin Every Day

Psalm 6
Psalm 6. This is the first of several psalms of repentance. Repentance is a way of life and those who want to stay close to God must learn to deal with their sin every day. David shows us how.
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Beginning Your Day With God

Psalm 5
Psalm 5. You may not be a "morning person" but you can learn to make the most of the morning hours. In this study we examine several things you can do in the early hours to begin your day with God.
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Ending Your Day With God

Psalm 4
Psalm 4. Did you know that how you end your day has much to do with you will begin the next day? Today we discover this biblical principle and discuss some practical ways to end your day with God.
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On the Winning Side

Psalm 3
Psalm 3. When everything seems to be against you and everyone seems to be talking about how bad it is, that is a good time to remember that God is for you! This psalm will help you to rehearse the truth that God is greater and you are on the winning side.
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Who’s In Charge Here?

Psalm 2
Psalm 2. Sometimes it seems like the world is out of control and those who think they are in control are totally against God. This is not the end of the story. In this brief psalm we get a glimpse of the true King. Put your trust in Him!
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An Opening Blessing

Psalm 1
Psalm 1. Would you like to be a blessed person? The opening psalm shows the way to God's blessing. Join our study today.
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The Psalms Speak!

1 Chronicles 16:7-9
God's Word speaks to us, but did you know that you can use the Scriptures to speak to Him, to yourself, and to others? In this episode we learn how to use the Psalms in the way God intended when He first inspired their writing.
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5 Books • 150 Psalms • 1 Goal

Psalm 1:1
The Psalms are actually five books in one. Each section of the Psalms holds something special for us. At the end of each there is a special "blessing" that shows the great goal of this amazing book. Uncover it and you will discover God's message to you in the Psalms!

In Time of Trouble

Psalm 41
Psalm 41. As we conclude the first section of the Psalms we find great hope and help for troubled times. Trouble comes to everyone, but God has promised to care for those who obey Him. His blessing is greater than our burdens.

After the Preaching Is Done

Psalm 40
Psalm 40. It is wonderful to meet with a congregation of believers and hear the Word of God preached. But it is when the preaching is done that the truth must be lived. Today we discover 4 things that must come after the preaching is done.

How to Have Quiet Time

Psalm 39
Psalm 39. Life is full of noise. There must be times when we get still and quiet before God. In quiet times we are able to think and pray. Only then do we have anything helpful to say to others.

Remember This…

Psalm 38
Psalm 38. Memory can be a great blessing or a great curse. Today we are reminded of specific things that we must always remember. Remembering God and His truth is essential to moving forward.

Fret Not

Psalm 37
Psalm 37. It is one thing to say, "Don't worry!" The question is, "How?" In this portion of Scripture the Lord tells us three times to "fret not" but He also gives us several things we can do to cast out fear.

Some Good News In A Bad World

Psalm 36
Psalm 36. We are inundated with bad news! Yet in spite of all the bad news around us there is unchanging good news in God's Word: God has not changed!

The Message of Unbroken Bones

Psalm 35
Psalm 35. Hundreds of years before Christ came the Holy Spirit revealed that not one of His bones would be broken. In back to back Psalms we have this truth emphasized. Listen as the unbroken bones of Christ speak to us of God's unbroken promise and unfailing power.

“All” and “None”

Psalm 34
Psalm 34. God is the God of "all times" and greater than "all troubles." This Psalm opens with a lesson on how to bless the Lord "at all times" and closes with a promise that "none" who trust in the Lord will be forsaken! God is able.

Reason to Rejoice

Psalm 33
Psalm 33. Are you a rejoicing Christian? There is nothing more attractive than the joy of Christ in the life of a believer. Join us as we walk through David's list and you will find some reason to rejoice...

The Rest of the Story

Psalm 32
Psalm 32. David's story does not end with his failure or even with God's forgiveness. God had much more for David - and He has much more for you! Learn how to get past your past and move forward with the Lord.

Three People in Trouble

Psalm 31
Psalm 31. Everybody has problems! We all deal with difficult circumstances and difficult people. In this psalm you will see 3 people in trouble and learn how to have victory in your own times of trouble.

How to Dedicate Your Home to God

Psalm 30
Psalm 30. Home is to be holy ground - a place where God's presence rules. When David dedicated his own house to God he did three specific things. Use his pattern with your own family.

Learning to Worship

Psalm 29
Psalm 29. In today's episode we approach one of the greatest subjects in Scripture: what it means to worship God. In eleven verses David teaches us much about what true worship looks like. Learn to worship and it will affect every other area of your life.

A Song In the Night

Psalm 28
Psalm 28. The sweetest songs are born out of the darkest hours. Listen to David's song and you will find the way to keep a happy heart in the hardships of life.

One Thing

Psalm 27
Psalm 27. If you could have one thing from God, what would it be? David tells us his greatest desire - and it is the desire that brings every other good blessing with it. Make this one thing your prayer and goal!

Integrity

Psalm 26
Psalm 26. Integrity is in short supply in our world today. God is a God of integrity and He desires that His people be people of integrity. As we study today's Scripture we discover the elements of true integrity.

Five Lessons for Being a Good Student

Psalm 25
Psalm 25. We are all students in God's school and He has much to teach us. The Teacher identifies five truths that every good student needs to learn. What kind of student will you be?

The Blessing

Psalm 24
Psalm 24. Today's psalm not only describes the greatest blessing in life it also details how to receive it! If we want God's blessing we must obey His principles.

The Shepherd In the Shadows

Psalm 23
Psalm 23. Can you see Him? The God of Light meets you in the shadows of life. Look carefully today at this familiar psalm and then look at your own situation...somewhere in the shadows you will find Jesus!

Look At the Cross!

Psalm 22
Psalm 22. A thousand years before Calvary, exact expressions and explanations of Christ's sufferings were recorded! In this study you will gain a fresh glimpse of what Jesus did for you. Join us as we look at the cross.

How To Find Strength In Your Battle

Psalm 21
Psalm 21. The theme continues! On the other side of the battle the king records how God gave the victory. God is going to bring you through your battle too. Let an old soldier show you how to find the strength you need...

There’s Power In His Name

Psalm 20
Psalm 20. Our world is full of conflict and each of us have our own battles. In this war psalm the Lord shows us how to have power for the fight and victory in the end.

Three Things God Reveals to Us

Psalm 19
Psalm 19. This nature psalm reminds us of the beauty of the created world and the power of the Creator. But there is more! David shows us three things God wants to reveal to all of us. He gets very specific - and very personal.

Will You?

Psalm 18
Psalm 18. If you let your emotions run your life they will ruin your life. God gave you emotions and only He can control them. The Lord intends for us to exercise our will - this often means choosing against how you feel. David shows us three things we must choose every day. Will you?

Staying Right With God In a World Gone Wrong

Psalm 17
Psalm 17. Watch the news and you can grow dismayed at the lack of justice in our world. Look to the Lord and you will realize that He is a God of justice. You can't straighten the whole world out but you can stay right with God and rest in the truth that someday He will.

In the Night Seasons

Psalm 16
Psalm 16. When "the lights go out" in life it is easy to get confused, frustrated, fearful. How will you respond in the night seasons? Remember that God works the night shift and often gives the greatest light in the darkest times.

What Ever Happened to Holiness?

Psalm 15
Psalm 15. In this powerful psalm God identifies the life that He will bless. Few talk about holiness today but that is what God is looking for in every generation - people who live in His holy presence!

Dealing With the Atheist

Psalm 14
Psalm 14. This psalm will help you know how to answer those around you who say there is no God. But there is more...it will help you to deal with the practical atheism that can creep into our own daily living! Only God's truth can deal with the atheist.

Turning a Sigh Into a Song

Psalm 13
Psalm 13. Discouraged people usually overstate their problems. We groan to ourselves and grumble to others. Do what David did and you will turn your sigh into a song!

How Firm a Foundation!

Psalm 12
Psalm 12. This psalm continues the theme of the previous one. There are four things God's people can do in a changing world and difficult circumstances. Follow this pattern and you will not be blown away!

What Can We Do?

Psalm 11
Psalm 11. When it seems that the world is shaking and others are shifting we must go back to what we know for sure. Our foundation is not going to move! Use this psalm to check your faith today and be sure your trust is in the God who never changes.

A Prayer When You are Hurting

Psalm 10
Psalm 10. When bad things happen to good people we all wonder why. The psalmist shows us what to do with our why! Bring your complaint and concern to the One who can do something about it. This is a prayer you can pray for yourself or for someone that you know who is hurting.

Some Good News In a World of Bad News

Psalm 9
Psalm 9. Do you ever get tired of hearing so much bad news? Scripture not only describes the wicked world in which we live, it gives us some good news from our God! Look at current events through the lens of this Word from the Lord.

The Creator and the Christ

Psalm 8
Psalm 8. One of the most beautiful psalms ever written points us both to nature and to the Messiah. The Creator is the Christ! As we walk through these few verses we look around us to the world that God created and then we look up to the God who came to earth as a man.

What to Do When You Are Slandered

Psalm 7
Psalm 7. It is easy to be hurt when others say things that are unkind and untrue about us. In this psalm we find three things we can do when we are slandered. You cannot control what others say but you must control how you respond.

How to Deal With Your Sin Every Day

Psalm 6
Psalm 6. This is the first of several psalms of repentance. Repentance is a way of life and those who want to stay close to God must learn to deal with their sin every day. David shows us how.

Beginning Your Day With God

Psalm 5
Psalm 5. You may not be a "morning person" but you can learn to make the most of the morning hours. In this study we examine several things you can do in the early hours to begin your day with God.

Ending Your Day With God

Psalm 4
Psalm 4. Did you know that how you end your day has much to do with you will begin the next day? Today we discover this biblical principle and discuss some practical ways to end your day with God.

On the Winning Side

Psalm 3
Psalm 3. When everything seems to be against you and everyone seems to be talking about how bad it is, that is a good time to remember that God is for you! This psalm will help you to rehearse the truth that God is greater and you are on the winning side.

Who’s In Charge Here?

Psalm 2
Psalm 2. Sometimes it seems like the world is out of control and those who think they are in control are totally against God. This is not the end of the story. In this brief psalm we get a glimpse of the true King. Put your trust in Him!

An Opening Blessing

Psalm 1
Psalm 1. Would you like to be a blessed person? The opening psalm shows the way to God's blessing. Join our study today.

The Psalms Speak!

1 Chronicles 16:7-9
God's Word speaks to us, but did you know that you can use the Scriptures to speak to Him, to yourself, and to others? In this episode we learn how to use the Psalms in the way God intended when He first inspired their writing.

5 Books • 150 Psalms • 1 Goal

Psalm 1:1
The Psalms are actually five books in one. Each section of the Psalms holds something special for us. At the end of each there is a special "blessing" that shows the great goal of this amazing book. Uncover it and you will discover God's message to you in the Psalms!