Week 6 Day 5: Psalms of Enthronement

Read Psalm 99
Personal Bible Study
  • God's holiness has been a theme throughout this week's Psalms.  While God desires relationship with us, He is more than just our friend.  How should God's holiness affect the way we view Him?
  • How should His holiness affect the way we approach Him in prayer?
  • What about the way we speak about Him to others?
Family Discussion Guide
  • Read verses 2-3.  Do all the nations in the world praise and worship God?
  • What can you do to help your part of the world praise and worship God?
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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