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Songs of the Kingdom: LIFEgroup Questions from Psalm 19

If you were asked by a stranger to describe yourself in just three sentences, what types of things would you reveal about yourself?

What types of things do you think God has revealed about Himself? Why do you think He chose to reveal those things?

What would we know about God if He hadn’t revealed himself? What would our world be like if God had chosen to hide Himself from us?

What does Genesis 1 teach us about who God is? How does His identity as creator make God different than us?

In Genesis 2 and 3, God teaches Adam and Eve. In what ways do you think of God as teacher?

Read Psalm 19:1-6. What can we learn about God from viewing nature? What are the ways that nature gives evidence of God?

Read Psalm 19:7-11. What are some of the benefits of reading God’s Word?

What do you think it means to:
  • “revive your soul?”
  • "be made wise?”
  • “give joy to the heart?”
  • “give light to the eyes?”

Read Psalm 19:12-14. What do you think is the end result of spending time in God’s Word?

What do you think is the difference between hidden faults and willful sins? How can God’s Word keep us from these things?

What do you think verse 14 means by “the words of my mouth”? What about “the meditation of my heart”? How can God’s Word help us make these things pleasing to God?

What are some methods or plans that people might use to read the Bible on a regular basis?

Conclude by discussing how people will read the Bible in the coming week.


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