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Psalms part 4: chapters 22-27

Psalm Study 4:Psalms 22-27

“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.”This sentence opens one of the most well known, memorized psalms in the Bible.It encapsulates (summarizes) in one brief phrase who God is and what He does for us.Our next six psalms in this study also describe who God is and what He can do for you to bring you comfort, peace, restoration and answers to your troubles.

Read Psalm 22
·Compare with Matthew 27: 38-46, Mark 15: 22-37, Luke 23:33-46, John 19:17-37, Hebrews 2:9-12, Revelation 19:5
·When Davis and Jesus cried out these words, where does this Psalm say God is?
·What does Psalm 22 promise?

Read Psalm 23 and John 10:1-16
·How do these verses help you understand your relationship to Jesus?
·Meditate:What importance does this Psalm have for your life?Is there a time that it gave you comfort or would have given you comfort had you known it?

Read Psalm 24
·What does this Psalm tell you about God?
·Who is the King of Glory?

Read Psalm 25
·List everything you learn about …

Psalms part 3: chapters 18-21

In whom do you trust?If you wonder, ask yourself where you turn when life becomes stressful or you feel threatened.Do you eat?Do you work hard to avoid pain?Do you try to make all things perfect in your life and never fail so you can stay safe? Do you lean on others’ sympathy, advice, or help instead of turning to God?Do you rely on money to bail you out or to buy things to distract you when you are hurting?As you study these psalms, find ways that God is more worthy and powerful and truly able to save other than the false things that you put your hope in.

Key Verse: I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised,
and I am saved from my enemies.
(Psalm 18:3 ESV)

Psalm 18
·Read through the entire Psalm.Then read 2 Samuel 22 and compare the message of both.How are they similar?
·What did God do for David? Does He do the same for you?
·How did David respond to God’s work in His life?Have you responded in that way?

Psalm 19
·This psalm is the first time Redeemer is used in the Psalms.Do you kn…

Psalms part 2: chapters 9-17

*An apology to our regular followers...we've had a 6 week break from the study for relationship building but are back up to posting.  Expect a weekly update once again!  Thanks again for studying God's word along with us! Psalms Study Guide 2:Psalm 9 through 17

When nations are at war, God is there.When the wicked seem to prosper, God is there.When life is in chaos, God is there.In every situation, God is there.Our next nine psalms express the author’s grief over evil in the world.Notice, however, the Psalmist’s comfort in knowing that in every situation God is there and knowing that He will judge the world to make all things rights.

Key Verse: “And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.”Psalm 9:10

Read Psalm 9
·Make note of the repeated phrase in the Psalm.What does it say about the author’s feelings about God?
·What truth about God does this psalm reflect?

Read Psalm 10
·Why is the author crying out?What is…