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Psalm 98 – 28 August 2020

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Psalm 98
  2. Look for repeated words, themes, ideas.
    a.   What commands are given? To whom?
    b.   How and why are they given?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. How would you divide up the passage? (Give each section a heading).
  2. What are God's "right hand and his holy arm" referring to? (v1)
  3. What salvation has been made known? (Consider the original audience).
  4. What does it mean he "has remembered his steadfast love and faithfulness to the house of Israel"?
    4.1 What is his "steadfast love and faithfulness"?
  5. What do we learn about worship from v4-6?
  6. How does God judge in righteousness? (Think about how the gospel answer this question).

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. What do we learn about who God is in the psalm?
    a. What difference does it make?
  2. When are you tempted to doubt God's steadfast love and faithfulness?
  3. How can the truth of this psalm comfort you in those moments?
  4. Do you sing regularly to the Lord? What do you sing about?

Psalm 107 - August 11th 2017

Give thanks for God’s steadfast love

 

Read Psalm 107:

  1. What are the people called to do and why?
  2. Why were they in trouble?
  3. How does God save them?
  4. How should they respond?
  5. How has God redeemed us (Christians)?
  6. How is our “trouble(s)” similar and/or different to the Israelites?
  7. How should we respond? (consider both corporate applications and individual applications)
  8. How would you define the steadfast love of the Lord?
  9. How can we encourage one another to consider the steadfast love of the Lord?
  10. How does thinking about the steadfast love of the Lord make us wiser?