Study Guide – Psalm 106:1-5

Psalm106-1-5

Praise the Lord!

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good!
    His faithful love endures forever.
Who can list the glorious miracles of the Lord?
    Who can ever praise him enough?
There is joy for those who deal justly with others
    and always do what is right.

Remember me, Lord, when you show favor to your people;
    come near and rescue me.
Let me share in the prosperity of your chosen ones.
    Let me rejoice in the joy of your people;
    let me praise you with those who are your heritage. NLT

 

Take a moment to act upon verse 1.

 

What is the answer to verse 2? What point is the writer of this psalm trying to make?

 

Stretch your thinking a bit: How does verse 3 fit into this passage?

 

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

Read Luke 23:40-43. How does the heart of the criminal relate to the heart of verses 4-5 of Psalm 106?

 

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

How does the status of your own heart compare to the heart behind the words of these verses? Take some time to pray about that.

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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