Sermon Bible Study Guides

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.
in 1 John

1 John 2:1–6 - April 5th, 2019

fellowship with christ

Read 1 John 2:1–6

  1. Why is John writing to them? (v. 1)
    1. What happens if someone sins? Who is our advocate? (v. 1)
  2. What does John tell us about Jesus Christ? (v. 1–2)
    1. What does 'propitiation' mean? (v. 2)
  3. How do we know if we know Jesus Christ? (v. 3)
  4. What does John say about those who say they know Jesus Christ but don't keep his commandments? (v. 4)
  5. Who is the love of God perfected in? (v. 5)
  6. How can we know we are in Jesus Christ? (v. 6)

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 the connection between obedience and knowing God?
  4. How can we spur one another on in obedience?
  5. How does daily Scripture reading help us obey God?
  6. Sing together of God's love in Christ Jesus: "Behold the Lamb".

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