God Is Good, But Sometimes Life Isn’t
God is too good to be unkind to us and too wise to make any mistake in our lives. Thus, like Asaph the psalmist, we can resolve to trust the Lord to be our only satisfaction, our daily strength, and our eternal security.
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR SHEPHERD GROUPS
- What is one thing you found especially challenging, beneficial, or encouraging from this message?
- Read and discuss Psalm 73. What stands out to you? What does this tell us about the nature of man and of God? How is verse 17 a pivotal point in this psalm?
- What is theodicy? How does this psalm address that tension?
- Have you asked questions like, Why do the wicked prosper? Why do the righteous suffer? Where is God in my suffering?
- Share at time you were disappointed in God or doubted His goodness. What happened? Did it resolve? How did you see God walking with you through that season or instance?
- Why should Christians have a “theology of suffering”?
- What areas of your life are affected by FOMO?
- In what current circumstances or areas of your life do you need to trust God’s redeeming heart of love?