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Keswick '14 - Jonathan Lamb 2: Identity

Psalm 8 - Who am I? - The longest book in the Bible is a songbook, a wonderful collection of worship responses that range across every aspect of our human experience. It is packed full of realism. The writers are not afraid to confront the big questions of life, but they do so in the context of a trusting relationship with the God of the universe. So our five Bible readings will dip into this remarkable songbook, seeking to understand and apply the Psalmists’ teaching in relation to ‘searching for reality in a confusing world’. We will see that the Psalms, and their New Testament reference to Christ, provide us with answers to the big questions of our day, whilst also feeding us for our personal discipleship: the Psalms are ‘the medicine chest for the soul’! Join us as we learn from their wisdom, relate that to our own world, and – most of all – follow the example of the songwriters in worshipping God with prayer, lament, praise and joyful hope!

Length: 46mins

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Jonathan Lamb has recently been appointed CEO and minister at large for Keswick Ministries, having previously served as Director of Langham Preaching. Jonathan is often speaking at conferences, training events and other ‘Keswick’ Conventions around the world. He is the author of several books, including three Keswick Study Guides, and this summer his book ‘Preaching Matters’ will be published in the Keswick Foundations series. He lives with his wife Margaret in Oxford.

The Keswick Convention is a world-famous, annual gathering of Christian believers from around the UK. Keswick Ministries is committed to the spiritual renewal of God’s people for his mission in the world. There are three fundamental convictions which shape all they do: hearing God's Word, becoming like God's Son and serving God's mission. For more information please visit

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Keywords:life, the world, the universe, jesus is the answer, jesus is the light,