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Psalm 8 - The Majestic Lord

Discussion Questions

  1.  What is one truth or “take-away” from the sermon that you found particularly challenging/convicting/helpful?
     
  2. Read Psalm 8:1-2. How might verse 2 be an encouragement to you? (See also 2 Corinthians 12:9-11 and Matthew 18:1-4.)
     
  3. Read Psalm 8:3-4. How often are you intentional about pausing to reflect on the beauty of God’s creation? When you look at God’s creation, what truths are brought to mind about God and about man?
     
  4. Read Psalm 8:5-8. How do these verses affect your thoughts, words, and actions towards other people and towards creation? (See also, Psalm 24:1-2, Genesis 2:15, and Deuteronomy 8:17-18.)
     
  5. Read Hebrews 2:5-9. How does this passage shed new light on Psalm 8:4-6?
     
  6. Read Psalm 8:9. Take time in your community group to praise God for His attributes, for His creation, and for His provision for us - ultimately through Jesus Christ.

Psalm 19 - God's Three Masterpieces

Discussion Questions

  1. Psalm 19:1 tells us the heavens declare the glory of God. What aspects of creation cause you to be in awe of who God is and what He has done? 
     
  2. What is the difference between hidden faults and presumptuous sins in verses 12 and 13? Why is the Psalmist asking the Lord to keep him from presumptuous sins? (See Numbers 15:27-31)
     
  3. What does it mean for “the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart” to be acceptable in God’s sight? If we desire our words and thougths to be acceptable in God’s sight, what impact might this have on our interactions with social media and various forms of entertainment?
     
  4. What are some ways you can choose to show reverence for God and for His Word this week?