We live in a busy world with busy schedules and being able to share some thoughts about this journey with others across this world through the Internet is truly a blessing. The below Questions for Reflection will stimulate thought and offer ideas for applying biblical principles. At all stages of life, the Bible is helpful in providing what is needed to thrive in life. If you have not done so yet, click the follow button on the top right side of this page to be notified of future posts.
Psalm 64 – What characteristics do the wicked have? How does David react toward their schemes and assaults? What will be the end result of God’s intervention? What is you major concern when wounded by bitter words?
Psalm 65 – How are words and action related in this song of praise? What is the basis for a person’s praise of God? Can you specify to Him what the goodness should include? To what extent has God been involved in the world in the past? What is your hope for the future?
Psalm 66-67 – What is the stimulus for the call to praise God here? How is God related to Israel’s history? What will the nations see that God has done for Israel? What are the appropriate responses? What are ideas do you have for getting others enthusiastic toward worship? Towards bringing the goodness of God to all nations?
Psalm 68:1-18 – What is the probable occasion for this majestic psalm? How does David regard God’s part in the reasons for celebrating? To what extend do you thank God in anticipation of His goodness to you?
Psalm 68:19-35 – What characteristics of God do we get from these verses? What effect do these characteristics have on His people? Why is Israel assured of victory? What do they ask God to do in regard to their enemies?
Psalm 69 – How does David picture himself? What do you request from God when you are in despair? What is David’s assurance for the future?
Psalm 70 – What is the basis for David’s appeal to God? Why is urgency expressed in this request? How can your desires be more centered in seeking and loving God? What experiences have caused you to think, “God is great”?
Psalm 71 – What is the theme of verses 1-9? What is author’s age at the time of this writing? What is the situation in which he finds himself? Why does the writer of this psalm have hope and praise in this situation?
Psalm 72 – What are the characteristics the king should have? What is the natural effect of a righteous national administration? Why are righteousness and national prosperity related? What ideas do you have for providing spiritual and material needs?
Feel free to respond with a short note or a comment about any of the questions above. Also, I welcome any other thoughts or ideas, favorite inspirational videos, photos, or favorite Bible verses. Just add them to the comments.
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That’s alot of questions, but one stood out to me – What is my hope for the future? I don’t think I can keep my answer short, so I’ll just do a blog.
Looking forward to reading. God bless!