Week 6 Day 2: Psalms of Enthronement

Read Psalm 48
Personal Bible Study

  • This Psalm speaks to God’s protection, provision, and help for Jerusalem, and praises Him for His continued presence.  How does the church function as a modern-day Jerusalem?
  • What spiritual applications can you make for the church when you view her as the 21st century Jerusalem?
Family Discussion Guide
  • Why is it important to know about the history of God’s people?
  • Are we part of the story of God’s people?  How?
Daily Reflection Questions
  • What fundamental truth does this text reveal?
  • How does this text inform the way God intends me to view myself, others, my circumstances, and the world?
  • How can I apply the truth of this text to my life in a practical way?

Community Conversation Suggestions
  • Did these passages strike you as strange?  Are you surprised language like this is in scripture?
  • Do these Psalms change or add anything to your perspective on what is acceptable to pray for?
  • What do these Psalms teach about the nature of God?
  • Of all the passages in the Bible, why do you think these particular Psalms are included?

Spiritual Formation Activity
Choose one verse from each of these Psalms and memorize it.
  • Psalm 24:
  • Psalm 48:
  • Psalm 93:
  • Psalm 97:
  • Psalm 99:

Weekly Memory Verse
The Lord sits enthroned over the flood; the Lord is enthroned as King forever.  -Psalm 29:10






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