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1. For what (other than creation) does the psalmist praise God (verse 5)? How did the Jewish concept of God differ from neighboring countries?
2. Is God “mightier than the breakers” through creative or moral power? Why does the psalm end with praise for God statutes?
3. What is most important to you: might or right? Do you believe because you gain power or because you seek truth? Both? Neither? Explain.
4. Is it sometimes hard to believe that God controls nature and history? What does this belief imply? What might obscure it?