I am currently taking a slow journey through the Psalms; roughly a Psalm a week, which I’m pondering across a few days, alongside my other readings. I’m really enjoying the slow pace, and the repeated reading, and I’m being hugely helped by James Hamilton’s brilliant commentary, which has made me appreciate how carefully arranged the…
Praises go up; blessings come down. Musings on Psalm 133.
I’ve been trying to grow in my appreciation for the Psalms recently, taking my time to savour them with the five Cs of coffee, crayolas, concordance, curiosity and commentaries. From time to time I may post a few of my thoughts. Here are some musings and scribblings on Psalm 133. Psalm 133 is labelled as…
Five Cs to unlock the Psalms
I’ve often found the Psalms hard work. They can feel quite abstract, repetitive, and given their cultural context kinda hard to relate to. I know that is not everyone’s experience. For many, they are a favourite part of Scripture; a fuel for worship, and an aid to express emotions in prayer. And of course, they…
The Goodness and Faithfulness of Jesus (Psalm 23)
In Psalm 23, God is described as the good shepherd who walks with us, provides for us, and protects us, in both good times and in hard times. In this talk, Liam looks at the fruit of goodness and faithfulness displayed in Jesus’ life, and how this can bring us peace whatever we are facing….
The Heart of Worship (Psalm 84)
In this talk from our Empowered service, Liam shares from Psalm 84, and looks at how setting our hearts on worshipping God means we can be refreshed by His presence in every season of life. Listen or download (Right click the link to save)
Easter Saturday: Crying Out For Rescue
An Easter Saturday reflection on the despair, irony and hope in Psalm 88
Peace – Psalm 23
God is not a European shepherd! (mp3)
Wonder – Psalm 8
Wonder like a child. Rule like a king. (mp3)