Series: WHEN…PRAYERS FOR THE SEASONS OF LIFE
Psalm 1 – When You Want “The Good Life” Sept. 11/2016
Quick Review: Looking back at your sermon notes for Psalm 1: When you want “the good life”, which particular point or part of scripture most challenged, confused, or caught your attention?
- What does “The Good Life” mean for you? What challenges are you facing right now that could threaten your experience of this life?
- The tree in Psalm 1:3 was flourishing because it had the right nutrients for growth. John 15:1-8 is another passage that uses a plant to explain how we find the right nutrients to help us grow. What are the keys for growth according to this passage?
- Psalm 1:1 talks about the power of the crowd. Being willing to associate with everyone while still having a quality group to hang out with is an important balance. How have you seen this concept change, work well, or even be a challenge in your life?
- The sermon highlighted the importance of seeking advice and approval from the right people. As you read 1 Kings 11:42-12:19, why do you think Rehoboam listened to the counsel of the wrong people?
- Psalm 1:2 highlights delighting and meditating on the Bible. These verses in Psalms give us suggestions for what we can meditate on…Psalms 48:9, 145:5, 119:148, and 119:27. In what circumstances or situations could mulling on each of these suggestions be helpful?
- Can you think of any things people often mull on that are not helpful to their spiritual or emotional health?
- As you consider “the good life” and how the crowd and compass affect your spiritual growth – is there one of these that you need to give special attention to in order to grow spiritually?