Study Guide – Psalm 37:1-6

Psalm37-1-6

1 Don’t worry about the wicked
    or envy those who do wrong.
2 For like grass, they soon fade away.
    Like spring flowers, they soon wither.

3 Trust in the Lord and do good.
    Then you will live safely in the land and prosper.
4 Take delight in the Lord,
    and he will give you your heart’s desires.

5 Commit everything you do to the Lord.
    Trust him, and he will help you.
6 He will make your innocence radiate like the dawn,
    and the justice of your cause will shine like the noonday sun. NLT

 

As you think about current events in our world, what do you worry about the most?

 

Why would people get jealous of those who do wrong?

 

What does verse 2 mean?

 

What are God's promises of verses 3-6? What are the conditions of these promises?

 

Compare the one who trusts in the Lord with the one who does wrong. 

 

::::: APPLICATION CHALLENGE :::::

In what do you trust the Lord today?

In what do you delight in the Lord today?

What do you commit to the Lord today?

 

::::: EQUIPPING CHALLENGE :::::

Memorize verses 3-6. Speak it often as you go about the next 24 hours.

 

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Ken Castor

Ken Castor is a husband, dad, pastor, writer and teacher. He serves as a professor at Crown College, Minnesota, where he equips students to pursue Jesus-Centered Faith and Next Generation Ministry. For 20+ years he's focused on equipping the next generations in places like the U.S., Canada, and Northern Ireland. He's the author of Grow Down (Simply Youth Ministry, 2014), Make a Difference (Broadstreet, 2016), the Blue-Letters Editor of the Jesus-Centered Bible (Group, 2015) and numerous other articles and Bible Study guides. But, whenever possible, he gets down on the floor and builds Lego with his kids. Connect with him @kencastor.

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