Road-trip Rhythms #126-128 – For the Dreamers
August 16, 2020 / Psalms 126:
Songs of Ascent
The Three Main Jewish Feasts – Feast of the , Feast of (Weeks), Feast of
The Rhythm of “Sustain” – Responsible Disciples
We are good stewards of all God has entrusted to us, being faith-filled and operating in the fullness of the Spirit; in simplicity, we balance work & rest; recognize & exercise our Giftedness to serve in gratitude for the good of others; and work together to reproduce our life in God to the lives of others, creating organic structures & processes that sustain that abundant life to flourish.
Key Practices: Spirit-filled Stewardship & Service
The Dreamers – Psalm 126: 1-3
1 When the Lord restored the to Zion, we were like those who .
2 Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy.
Then it was said among the nations, “The Lord has done for .”
3 The Lord has done great things for , and we are filled with .
Restoring those Captive –
Dream Cycle –
A full Heart of Joy
God the builder and watcher – Psalm 127:1-2
1 Unless the Lord the , the builders labor in vain.
Unless the Lord over the city, the watchers stand watch in .
2 In vain you rise early and stay up late, for food to eat—but He grants sleep to those he loves.
God Watches Over Us –
Toiling in Vain – of Life
My – Plans:
Results of a life given to God Psalm 128:1-4
1 is the person who the Lord, the one who walks obediently in His paths.
2 You will eat the fruit of your ; blessings and well-being will be yours.
3 Your will be like a fruitful vine in the inner rooms of your house;
your will be like olive shoots around your table.
4 Yes, this will be the blessing for the mighty one who reveres the Lord.
3 Behold, Children are an from the Lord, of the a reward from Him.
4 Like arrows in the hands of a mighty one are children born in one’s youth.
5 Blessed is the mighty one whose quiver is full of them.
They will not be put to when they contend with their opponents in the gate.
Your Provision –
Your Spouse –
Your Children –
Without Shame –
Great Things – Psalm 126:4-6
4 Restore our prosperous –, Lord, like in the Negev. 5 Those who with will with songs of joy. 6 Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with of , carrying sheaves with them.
Sowing with Tears –
Moving through our to the – The
God’s Calling for Each of Us –
A Heritage From Heaven – Psalm 128:5-6
For the Next Generation –
My So What (What is God saying to me, about Him, about me?) –
Now What? (How is God asking me to respond in heart and action?) –