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Exodus 32–34 - March 29th, 2019

Worshipping a holy god


  1. What major event in Israel's history preceded Exodus 32? 
  2. Where had Moses gone before Exodus 32?

Read Exodus 32–34

  1. What did the people ask Aaron to do for them while Moses was gone? (Ex 32:1)
    1. What was Aaron's response? (Ex 32:2–6)
  2. How did God respond when the people did this? (Ex 32:7–10)
  3. How did Moses respond when he saw the people? (Ex 32:19–20)
    1. When Moses asked Aaron about what happened, how did Aaron respond? (Ex 32:21–24)
  4. After Moses responds to the golden calf incident, what does the LORD tell Moses? (Ex 33:1–3)
    1. Does he retract his promise of land to the people?
    2. Why does he decide not to go with them? (Ex 33:3)
    3. How did the people respond when they heard this? (Ex 33:4–6)
  5. Moses intercedes for God's people at the tent of meeting and makes new tablets of stone. Why does God have mercy on this "stiff-necked" people? (Ex 34:6–7)
    1. What happens to the covenant God made with his people? (Ex 34:10–28)

    Application Questions

    1. What do we learn about who man is?
    2. What do we learn about who God is?
    3. What do we learn about how we should worship God?
    4. How do we see the message of the gospel in this passage?
    5. Sing together of God's grace in Christ Jesus: "Come Ye Sinners".
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    Psalm 78 - June 29th 2018

    Tell the Coming Generation

    Read Psalm 78:1-8

    1. What is the main instruction that the psalmist gives in this passage? What reason does he give for it?
    2. How does he say he’s going to speak to them? In what form will his words be?
      1. How should this affect the way we read the rest of the psalm?
    3. What is the danger that comes from forgetting the works of God, according to the psalmist?


    1. What does it meant to tell the coming generation about God’s testimony and law? How can we do that today?
    2. Who is the coming generation that we should speak to?
    3. How can we keep from forgetting the works of God?

    Read Psalm 78:9-72

    1. The psalmist refers to several points in Israel’s history. See if you can label what event different sections are referring to.
    2. What is the overall theme of this telling of history?
    3. What does God do and act like?
    4. What do the Israelites consistently do?
    5. How does God respond to them? What does this teach about God’s character?
    6. Why does the psalm conclude with celebrating David?


    1. What should we learn from the pattern? What warning is there for us? What encouragement?
    2. How should we respond to this revelation of God’s character?
    3. Why is this history helpful for remaining faithful to God’s instruction?
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