Sermon Bible Study Guides

Psalm 24 - August 16th, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Psalm 24
  2. Who wrote the Psalm?
  3. What does the Psalmist proclaim about the LORD in v. 1–2?
  4. What does the Psalmist proclaim about man in v. 3–6?
  5. What does the Psalmist call the gates and doors to do in v. 7?
  6. What does the Psalmist proclaim about the LORD in v. 8–10?

INTERPRETATION

What does it mean?

  1. Summarize Psalm 24 in one sentence.
  2. How are the outcomes the Psalmist describes for the wicked and righteous?
  3. What is the main proclamation of the Psalmist?
  4. How does the Psalm connect 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 does the Psalmist call us to walk with God?
  4. What reward can we look forward to?
  5. Sing "All Praise to Him" in response to this Psalm.
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Psalm 119:1-24 - August 18th 2017

How should we respond to God’s Word?

Read Psalm 119:1-24:

  1. Who does the psalmist address in the psalm?
  2. What actions does this portion of Psalm 119 encourage in relation to God’s Word? (discuss all these different actions, what they mean, and how they overlap/differ)
  3. In light of this passage how should we feel about God’s Word?
  4. What role does the psalmist have in living according to God’s Word? (what’s our responsibility?)
  5. What does the psalmist ask God to do? (what’s God’s responsibility?)
  6. What is the result of faithfully engaging with and keeping God’s Word? What is the result of not doing so?

Application:

  1. How does this psalm change your view of God’s Word/Instructions?
  2. What if we don’t feel this way about our Bibles? What can we do? How can we encourage one another?
  3. What have been some tools or disciplines which have helped you engage with God’s Word and see it’s effects in your life?
  4. What is the purpose of studying God’s Word? What is the desired goal?
  5. How does this passage fit into the overarching storyline of the Bible and it's message concerning Christ?