Nun (Psalm 119:105 – 112)

Scripture Text:

(click to open in a new window)

Psalm 119:105 – 112

Questions:

1. When you began to follow this blog, what needs did you bring with you to this study?

2. What are the functions and images in the word “lamp”? What does it illuminate? How does it direct us?

3. With what oil does the psalmist keep it burning? What threatens to extinguish it?

4. For what would he risk his life (verse 109)? How do you keep your lamp on? Have you gotten “burned out”?

5. What eight “N-words” describes your spiritual life?

Advertisements

Mem (Psalm 119:97 – 104)

Scripture Text:

(click to open in a new window)

Psalm 119:97 – 104

Questions:

1. With nothing to do, what do you tend to mediate on or mull over in your mind?

2. What attests to the psalmist’s love of God’s law?

3. What do his enemies, teachers and elders have in common? What is the heart of his boast?

4. How do you tell the difference between “right” and “wrong” paths? What role does the law play?

5. Has acting in a just but unpopular way ever left a sweet taste in your mouth? A bitter one?

6. What eight “M-words” describes your spiritual life?

Lamedh (Psalm 119:89 – 96)

Scripture Text:

(click to open in a new window)

Psalm 119:89 – 96

Questions:

1. What was most limiting about your growing up years? Do you live by these limits now?

2. Is the “eternal word” referring to the Jewish Law (see Proverbs 8:22, 23)? From what do the commandments flow?

3. What enables a person to be saved? What parts of your life do you hold back?

4. Is it important to see a limit to “all perfection”? How does it affect your search for excellence?

5. What eight “L-words” describes your spiritual life?