Co mission - rob holmes


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This week is the first session of our Four Prophetic Psalms series - Rob Homes kicks us off with Psalm 67

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Co mission - rob holmes

  1. 1. Psalm 67
  2. 2. 1 May God be merciful and bless us. May his face smile with favour on us.
  3. 3. Everyone wants favour... To be blessed as you go... the road rising up to meet you... you have to be going somewhere first
  4. 4. 2 May your ways be known throughout the earth, your saving power among people everywhere.
  5. 5. "are you going, in any way at all? are you making his way known?"
  6. 6. 3 May the nations praise you, O God. Yes, may all the nations praise you.
  7. 7. When they meet him... and his children The nations are right here and they involve stretch, risk, cost, the unknown, change
  8. 8. 4 Let the whole world sing for joy, because you govern the nations with justice and guide the people of the whole world.
  9. 9. Government - like everything - starts at home and affects a nation
  10. 10. 5 May the nations praise you, O God. Yes, may all the nations praise you.
  11. 11.
  12. 12. 6 Then the earth will yield its harvests, and God, our God, will richly bless us.
  13. 13. how multicultural are you?
  14. 14. 7 Yes, God will bless us, and people all over the world will fear him.
  15. 15. reverential awe, especially toward God: the fear of God.
  16. 16. Habakkuk in a bad mood Prophesies destruction
  17. 17. Isaiah in a good mood Prophesies Christ "They will not hurt or destroy on all my holy mountain; for the earth will be full of the knowledge of The Lord." (Isaiah 11:9 NRSV)
  18. 18. Knowledge will go forth from Zion In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s house will be the highest of all— the most important place on earth. It will be raised above the other hills, and people from all over the world will stream there to worship." (Isaiah 2:2)
  19. 19. Many people shall come and say, “Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, To the house of the God of Jacob; He will teach us His ways, And we shall walk in His paths.” For out of Zion shall go forth the law, And the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.