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Psalm 100 - July 26th, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Psalm 100
  2. What purpose is given for this Psalm in the superscription (that is, the introductory remarks before v. 1)?
  3. What does the Psalmist command the listener to do in v. 1 & 2?
    1. How does he say to do it?
  4. What does the Psalmist tell us about God?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize Psalm 100 in one sentence.
  2. Why is it important to know the LORD is Creator? (v. 3)
    1. What does it mean we are “the sheep of his pasture”?
  3. Why is it important to know the LORD is good? (v. 5)
  4. How can God be "a forgiving God to them but an avenger of their wrongdoings?" in v. 8?
    1. How does this point to the Gospel?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. In light of this Psalm…
    1. What should we believe about God?
    2. What should we believe about ourselves?
  2. What does this Psalm command us to do in response?
  3. How should we feel according to this Psalm? (Consider ways it tells us to do certain actions, as well as ways that the truths of this Psalm should make us feel)
  4. Sing "The Steadfast Love of the Lord" in response to this Psalm.
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1 John 1:1-4 - January 25, 2019

THE word of life

Read 1 John 1:1-4  

  1. What senses or actions does John refer to in these verses?
  2. Is John a reliable witness?

  3. What is the thing that John refers to that he has experienced?

    1. What does this phrase "from the beginning" bring to mind?

  4. What ways does he describe it?
  5. What is it that John is proclaiming to them (v. 2, 3 and 4)?

  6. Why does John say he has written this letter?

  7. What does fellowship mean? What kind of fellowship does John want them to have?

Application:

  1. How is our fellowship with one another based upon our fellowship with God?
    1. What are ways you see gospel-centered fellowship in our church?
  2. What does it look like to walk in joy because of Christ?
    1. What are some ways you're tempted to walk in discontentment?

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