Sermon Bible Study Guides

Psalm 23 - July 6th 2018

The LORD is my shepherd

Read Psalm 23

  1. What does David teach us about God?
    1. What is God like? (Unpack the metaphor - what is a shepherd like? What do they do?)
    2. What does he do?
    3. Why does he do it?
  2. What do we learn about David?
    1. Where is he? (consider his situation(s), and what these poetic descriptions indicate)
    2. Where does God lead him?
    3. How does he feel?
  3. What is David's hope or confidence, and why?

Application:

  1. How does this apply to us since we are not David?
  2. How does David's hope become our hope?
  3. How does this point to/relate to Jesus Christ?

 

Genesis 6:9-7:24 - June 1st 2018

Wrath and Rescue

Read Genesis 6:9-7:24

  1. How is Noah described? Who else has been described this way?
  2. What does God instruct Noah to do? Why does he tell Noah to do this?
  3. How does Noah respond?
  4. What does the Lord instruct Noah to do next? What does the Lord do then?
  5. Who and what is saved through the ark?
  6. The waters cover the face of the earth. What scene already described in Genesis does this refer back to? What do you think Moses is teaching in describing them in the same way?

Application:

  1. What do we learn from this passage about how God views sin?
    1. Why are all living things on earth destroyed when it is man who is sinful?
    2. What does this teach us about the dangerous effects of our own sins?
  2. What do we learn about God’s mercy and provision in this passage?
  3. How should this affect the way we view sin?
  4. How should this affect the way we think about God’s care for us?
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