Sermon Bible Study Guides

Psalm 36 - July 12th, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Psalm 36
  2. Who wrote the Psalm?
  3. How does the Psalmist describe the wicked in v. 1–4?
  4. How does the Psalmist describe God in v. 5–9?
  5. What does the Psalmist petition God for in v. 10–12?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize Psalm 36 in one sentence.
  2. Where is Psalm 36 quoted in the New Testament?
  3. In describing the wicked, what does the Psalmist mean by saying "his iniquity cannot be found out and hated" in v. 2?
  4. According to the Psalmist, how does God care for his people?
  5. How does Psalm 36 point to Jesus Christ?

APPLICATION

How should it change us?

  1. How can the Psalms teach you to pray?
  2. What does it look like to "take refuge" in God?
    1. What does it look like to seek the Father for loving protection?
  3. How are you tempted to walk in the way of the wicked from v. 1–4?
    1. How can you fight these temptations?
  4. Sing "Jesus is Mine" to the Lord.
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Psalm 25 - July 5th, 2019

COMPREHENSION
What does it say?

  1. Read Psalm 25
  2. Who wrote the Psalm?
  3. What does the Psalmist petition the LORD for in vv. 1–3?
  4. What does the Psalmist petition the LORD for in vv. 4–15?
  5. What does the Psalmist petition the LORD for in vv. 16–21?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize Psalm 25 in one sentence.
  2. How does Psalm 25 show David's penitent heart?
  3. How does Psalm 25 emphasize God's covenant promises?
  4. How does Psalm 25 point to Jesus Christ?
  5. How is v. 22 different from the rest of the Psalm?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. Do you pray to live in ways of right living like David? 
    1. Do your prayers reflect the prayers of David? If not, how are your prayers different?
  2. Do you regularly confess your sins to God and to members in the church? 
    1. How can you make a practice of regular confession and repentance?
  3. When you face trouble, do you cry to God for deliverance?
    1. What does it look like to depend on God for rescue?
  4. Sing "O How Good it Is" together with one voice.

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