Week of August 23

Beginning this week, we offer you an additional prayer resource. We created a 10-week election prayer guide that follows along with the Bible reading plan and helps us seek the Lord together during this important season in our nation.

August 24 - Psalm 141-144

1) What did David ask God to set a guard over?

2) What people does David say are happy?

August 25 - Psalm 145-150

1) The Lord takes pleasure in __________.

a) the legs of man

b) the strength of horses

c) those who fear Him

d) None of the above

2) Who and/or what does the psalmist say in Psalm 148 should praise the Lord?

August 26 - Proverbs 1-2

1) According to Solomon in Proverbs 1, what is the fear of the LORD?

2) What are some things we can do according to Proverbs 2 in order to better understand the fear of the LORD?

a) Make your ear attentive and heart open to wisdom and understanding

b) Call out to God for insight and understanding

c) Seek wisdom like searching for hidden treasures

d) All of the above

August 27 - Proverbs 3-4

1) According to Proverbs 3:5-6, what is required to make us eligible for God's clear direction for our lives?

a) Skepticism

b) Self-Reliance

c) Self-Promotion

d) None of the above

2) According to Proverbs 4:23, why should we be diligent about guarding our hearts?

August 28 - Proverbs 5-6

1) How can we avoid the destructive sin explained in Proverbs 5?

2) What are some of the things that the LORD hates according to Proverbs 6?

a) Pride

b) Deception

c) Murder

d) Discord

e) All of the above

August 29 - Proverbs 7-8

1) What is the danger to avoid in Proverbs 7?

2) In Proverbs 8, the fear of the Lord is equated with the hatred of _________?

August 30: 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?