Study Guide – Psalm 90:1-2

Psalm90-1-2

1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place
    throughout all generations.
2 Before the mountains were born
    or you brought forth the whole world,
    from everlasting to everlasting you are God. NIV

 

This psalm is attributed to Moses. It is a prayer that asks God to teach people how to "make the most" of the time we have in our lives on this earth.

 

What does the first line of the first verse mean? What difference would this make in your life if it was a true statement about you?

 

What does the second line mean? Describe "all" of the "generations" that the writer of this psalm, Moses, might have in mind.

 

Let verse 2 soak in your mind and heart for a while. Read it aloud. Read it slowly. Read it again.

 

What difference does the truth of this verse make in a person's approach to whatever message is in the rest of this psalm?

 

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

How could you take time today to make sure that God is your dwelling place?

 

::::: DIGGING DEEPER :::::

Read John 1:1-3 and also John 8:58. 

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