When we obey God, He not only gives us greater revelation, but He also gives us a greater capacity to understand the revelation. So what excuses do we have for not getting into His Book?
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR SHEPHERD GROUPS
- What was one thing about this message that you found particularly encouraging, challenging, or beneficial?
- Read and discuss Psalm 1. What is significant here? As the “doorway to the Psalms,” what is Psalm 1 telling us about how to engage with God through His Word?
- Note the references to standing, sitting, walking in Psalm 1:1. What is the significance of each of these? How are they related to blessing?
- What does it mean to meditate on the Word of God? What are the results of this?
- What barriers keep believers from engaging with the Word?
- What does it mean to delight in the law of the Lord (Psalm 1:2)? Do you see the Scriptures as something that delights you?
- Read and discuss Luke 5:1-5. What stands out to you from Pastor Mikes examples from insight gained through meditation? How do these insights help set the context for the rest of the section (v. 6-11)?
- Do you struggle to read your Bible daily? Why? What adjustments do you need to make?
- Discuss this statement: When we obey God, He not only gives us greater revelation, but He also gives us a greater capacity to understand the revelation. How have you experienced this?
- Spend some time in prayer for the things you’ve discussed. Give thanks to God for the goodness of His Word.
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