Do You Feel Like A Wineskin In The Smoke? A Closer Look At Psalm 119:81-88 By Elder Bill Krayer

Welcome to Grace Community Church  In today’s sermon Elder Bill Krayer will be preaching on Psalm 119:81-88 ( wineskin in the smoke)


I remember hearing a song on one of the prominent Christian radio stations that always bothered me because of a certain lyric. The song made references to people dying before their time, which is completely false, especially when it comes to believers. God is sovereign, and He alone decides when to call us home, hence no born again believer will ever draw their final breath unless and until God so commands. This brings me to Psalm 119:81-88; if we believe that God is sovereign, we must accept the implications that follow. The author of the Psalm describes himself as “a wineskin in the smoke,” meaning “useless or worthless.”. Have you ever felt like that in your life? If yes, then I will strongly exhort you to hear Elder Bill Krayer’s exposition of this portion of Scripture.

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Finishing The Race 

The Passage 

My soul longs for your salvation;
    I hope in your word.
82 My eyes long for your promise;
    I ask, “When will you comfort me?”
83 For I have become like a wineskin in the smoke,
    yet I have not forgotten your statutes.
84 How long must your servant endure?[a]
    When will you judge those who persecute me?
85 The insolent have dug pitfalls for me;
    they do not live according to your law.
86 All your commandments are sure;
    they persecute me with falsehood; help me!
87 They have almost made an end of me on earth,
    but I have not forsaken your precepts.
88 In your steadfast love give me life,
    that I may keep the testimonies of your mouth.

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