Posts with the tag “hope”

How Can I Rest When I'm So Fearful?
by Brian Boswell on August 14th, 2023
"I lay down and slept; I woke again, for the Lord sustained me. I will not be afraid of many thousands of people who have set themselves against me all around." Psalm 3:5-6Fear is a powerful emotion. It's controlling. It grabs us and won't let go. David in Psalm 3, has every right to be fearful. He is surrounded by those that want to do him harm. In fact he says he's surrounded by thousands who ha...  Read More
The Enemy's Primary Goal
by Brian Boswell on August 8th, 2023
"O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; many are saying of my soul, “There is no salvation for him in God. Selah." Psalm 3:1-2When it comes to deceiving people, I believe one of the primary ways that the enemy does that is by getting us to believe we are all alone and that God isn't going to save us. In Psalm 3, David is a terrible position, his son has betrayed him and is rally...  Read More
That's My King!
by Brian Boswell on June 27th, 2023
Then he will speak to them in his wrath, and terrify them in his fury, saying, “As for me, I have set my King on Zion, my holy hill.” Psalm 2:5-6After the nations have joined together and plotted against the Lord, you would expect for the Lord to respond in fury. He does. The interesting thing about this passage is it goes back to the power of God's word. God doesn't raise up an army or send a pla...  Read More
The Fate of the Wicked
by Brian Boswell on June 14th, 2023
"Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous;" Psalm 1:5The Psalmist spends the first part of the Psalm comparing two men, a righteous one and a wicked one. The comparison is stark. One way leads to life, the other to death. All men face this choice, either to trust in the Lord for their salvation or to walk a path that leads to death.The P...  Read More