Week of July 27

Week of July 27

July 27: Psalms 75-77

Suggested questions:

1) What attribute of God is on display in Psalm 75?

A. Mercy
B. Grace
C. Justice
D. None of the above

2) In Psalm 77, Asaph seemed to be losing hope, but what did he do that changed his perspective?

July 28: Psalms 78

Suggested questions:

1) According to Asaph, what can we do to help ensure that future generations do not follow in the footsteps and failures of those who preceded them?

2) After walking us through the history of Israel to that point, what two descriptions did Asaph give to King David's leadership to conclude this psalm (v. 72)?

July 29: Psalms 79-81

Suggested questions:

1) In Psalm 79, what is Asaph reporting that apparently happened to Jerusalem and the Temple?

2) In Psalm 81, what did the Lord promise to His people if only they would listen to Him and walk in His ways (v. 13-14)?

July 30: Psalm 82-85

Suggested questions:

1) To what is the psalmist referring to in the phrase: "You are gods, and all of you are sons/children of the Most High" in Psalm 82? Hint: John 10:34-39.

A. The word "gods" refers to angelic beings
B. The word "gods" refers to pagan deities
C. The word "gods" refers to human authorities, who in a sense stand in the place of God in their ability to determine the fate of others
D. None of the above

2) What job in the house of God did the psalmist say in Psalm 84 he would rather have than "dwell in the tents of wickedness"?

July 31: Psalm 86-88

Suggested questions:

1) Can you identify a characteristic of God mentioned in Psalm 86?

A. Good
B. Forgiving
C. Merciful
D. All of the above

2) What does the Lord record as He "registers the peoples" in Psalm 87?

August 1: Psalm 89

Suggested questions:

1) Of the mighty acts of God mentioned in Psalm 89, which one did Jesus perform in the presence of His fearful disciples? Hint: Read Matt. 8:23-27.

2) What two virtues are described by the psalmist as the foundation of God's throne?

A. Goodness and Mercy
B. Righteousness and Justice
C. Light and Truth
D. None of the above

Sunday, August 2: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?