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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1 John 2:15–17 - June 14th, 2019

COMPREHENSION
What does it say?

  1. Read 1 John 2:15–17
  2. What does John say not to do?
    1. What are the reasons John gives for this?
  3. What does John say about 'the world'?
  4. What contrast does John make with 'the world'?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. What is 'the world' according to John?
    1. Why does John warn the readers about it?
  3. What are the 'desires of the flesh' and the 'desires of the eyes' and the 'pride of life'? (1 Jn. 2:16)

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How are you tempted to love the world?
  2. How are you tempted to love the things in the world?
  3. How does the book of Ecclesiastes reinforce what John is teaching in 1 John?
    1. What have you applied from Ecclesiastes that helps you obey John?
  4. How can we help each other obey John's message?
  5. Sing "All Glory to Christ" to one another and to God.
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