Sermon Discussion Questions: July 5, 2015
Sunday, July 5, 2015: AM
Why is it important that David is calling on God as his covenant Lord?
How do we see the presence of God’s fatherly discipline in this psalm? Why should we be thankful for that discipline?
How does David pursue reconciliation and peace? How is this instructive for us?
Why does David display great confidence at the end of the psalm?
Why can we have confidence that God hears and answers our prayers?
Sunday, July 5 2015: PM
1 Samuel 4:1-22
Why do the Israelites send for the ark?
What is wrong with their thinking about the ark?
What attitude are they displaying toward God? How do we also display this attitude toward God?
How do we see the just judgment and fatherly discipline of God in the text?
Even though Israel was defeated and the ark was captured, how can we see the Lord using this episode for good?