Psalms 102 Study Guide

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Isidore E. Sharpe
Professor Kenneth Yelverton
PWS 102: Homiletics II
21 April 2017
Sermon Notes
I’m of Value
Luke 15:8 (NIV) “Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it?
Of silver. In Psalms 68:30 signifies as "fragments," and not properly money.
Psalms 68:30 (KJV) Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.
Luke 15:8 — Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?
Pieces are referring to the drachma
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Quantity can exist as an enormous amount or mass volume.
It can even be compared in the terms of "more," "less," or "equal," depending on what you are selling or producing.
There is a time when guilt beats us help, because we carry the responsibility of placing more value on stuff than people.
Today’s society gives an impression that we have to possess stuff to be somebody.
You cannot put a price tag on the value of life.
Luke 15:8-10 (NKJV) The Parable of the Lost Coin, 8th “Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it?
Search carefully: (verb) to go or look through (a place, area, etc.) carefully in order to find something missing or lost.
We have to take our time looking for those who are lost.
Why I’m of value?
God placed value in man as his prize possession.
God placed all he had to save you.
"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it (Matthew 13:45,46)."
The women had the same
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Olive oil was in abundance and therefore the oil was not costly.
We have the luxury of electricity today. Unfortunately, she did not have any electricity.
Most homes at that time would contain several oil lamps and the inside of the home was about as dim as a 40 watt light bulb.
Still she did not take a lax attitude towards her lost possession. She knew if she was going to find this coin.
1. You have to stay focused. She did not allow the lighting in the house to stop her. She was not focused on how dim the house may have been. Her mindset was to find the coin.
2. Use what you got. There is a time when you will not have all the tools you feel you need. It should not cause you to give in. This woman did not have proper lighting, but she stayed focused and worked diligently.
If you are going to find your way out, maybe, you will have to sweep your house clean.
The woman swept the house. She uses her broom to reach into corners and under tables, areas where she could not see. Something you must go beyond the normal.
3. Search carefully until you find it. She did not take a lax attitude towards her lost possession. The sinner is likened to a valuable coin which has been
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