Sermon Bible Study Guides

Psalm 28 - 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?

Application:

  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?

Application

  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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Psalm 2 - June 15th 2018

The Anointed King

Read Psalm 2

  1. How are the nations described? What is their attitude towards God?
  2. What is God’s response to them? Why does he respond this way?
    1. What is this meant to teach us about God?
  3. What is God’s plan, in contrast to the plans of the rulers of the earth?
  4. How is the Lord’s Son described?
    1. Who is the Son he is speaking about?
  5. What warning does the psalmist give?
    1. What are the consequences for ignoring this warning?
    2. What is the benefit of listening to this warning?

Application:

  1. How should we respond to the Son? Why?
  2. How does this passage help us respond to opposition we face in the world?
  3. How does this passage help us worship God?
  4. The passage takes loving and submitting to the Son very seriously. Do you view it with the same seriousness? How should this affect our interactions with non-Christians? What about fellow Christians?
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