Psalm 87 – 89 Questions for Reflection

In the days ahead, I’ll use the questions below to stimulate my thinking about each block of reading. Then I’ll post some thoughts as I continue my journey. Thanks for being here as we learn from each other.

Psalm 87
Passage Lookup

What jubilation accompanies the claim made by other nations that they are citizens in Zion? What would international allegiance to God mean for society?

Psalm 88
Passage Lookup

Whom does the writer ultimately blame for his trouble? What is the extent of his affliction? What happens to your view of God and his sovereignty when you feel abandoned? Why does the writer turn to God for help?

Psalm 89:1-18
Passage Lookup

What qualities of God does the writer praise? Illustrate each attribute. What makes Israel blessed?

Psalm 89:19-51
Passage Lookup

List the promises in God’s covenant with David (Verses 3-4). What areas of life do they encompass? What is the witness for God’s promise to us?


This Day with God reading plan can be used as a tool for daily Bible Study at any place or any time. It’s important to have a plan. I’m thankful that Jesus is God’s plan for us and by accepting Him as Savior, we have taken the steps necessary to make this day with Him amazing! At this link: God’s Plan for Us , is a post about accepting God’s plan or reaffirming our “YES” for Christ.

Resources and Supplementary Helps Used in Posts
First United Methodist Waco Podcast
Christ Notes
Adeney, Carol. This Morning with God. Downer Grove Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1978

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5 Responses to Psalm 87 – 89 Questions for Reflection

  1. Paul says:

    One of my favourite texts psalm 87 especially v5. and then Psalm 88 “Lord, God of my salvation,” provokes thought and demands some consideration.


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