Category Archive: Sermon Thoughts

A Psalm 22 Prayer For Good Friday
Posted April 2nd, 2021 by Mike Hubbard

As part of our liturgy during our Psalms series we have asked different members of our church to close the sermon with a prayer from the Psalm that had been preached.  This past Sunday we covered the great lament Psalm that foreshadowed and prophesied of the cross in Psalm 22.  One of our members, Doug […]

Psalms of Lament – Guest Post by Leslie Holdegraver
Posted March 1st, 2021 by Mike Hubbard

Preached on Psalm 69 and the importance of praying and singing the Psalms of Lament in our Greatest Hits series yesterday at Genesis.  I was blessed to read this post written by Leslie Holdegraver after the service and asked her permission to share it on the Genesis Blog today.  Excellent thoughts on writing your own […]

Greatest Hits Countdown – Help us Choose Top 10 Psalms
Posted February 10th, 2021 by Mike Hubbard

Praying Psalm 51 – The Prayer from our Service this Morning
Posted January 31st, 2021 by Mike Hubbard

One of the wonderful ways the Psalms are helpful to us is that they model the vertical conversation we can have with our God.  A few years ago we shared Don Whitney’s book Praying the Bible, which shows us how to turn the Psalms and other Scripture passages into prayers.  During our series in the […]

Smite them Oh Mighty Smiter – Are we to use Imprecatory Psalms
Posted January 27th, 2021 by Mike Hubbard

Psalm 139:19–22 [19] Oh that you would slay the wicked, O God! O men of blood, depart from me! [20] They speak against you with malicious intent; your enemies take your name in vain. [21] Do I not hate those who hate you, O LORD? And do I not loathe those who rise up against […]


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