Posts tagged “Psalm 33

Sermon Dei: 2017 Graduation

Posted on June 9th, 2017

Psalm 33 2017 Immanuel Lutheran School Baccalaureate Vespers Pentecost Wednesday +++ June 7, A+D 2017 Wherever you go to school next, you’ll probably find a counselor there. Many high schools have guidance counselors; they may advise you on what classes to take, what colleges to consider, what career paths to pursue. There are other kinds of counselors. Grief counselors help when someone dies, employment counselors help college students find work, and lawyers are called counselors for the help they give about courts and judges and laws. A good counselor might tell us what we don’t want to hear. Did I tell you about my advisor in college? I thought I was pretty hot stuff, but after he heard me play the piano the first…

Psalm 33

Posted on October 14th, 2009

Psalm 33 rings out a new hope for the first time: the singing of the new song. “Sing to [the LORD] a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.” This is the first occurrence of six in the Hebrew Bible. “Sing to the LORD a new song” is not a reference to contemporary music. It’s about the newness of the Gospel, a forever new song that can only be sung by those redeemed by the blood of the Lamb.