- Describe in your own words the main trend of David’s life as he describes it here. Can you make similar clams for yourself?
- In verse 12, Davis seems to be assured that God will answer his prayer. On what has it been based that he can have this assurance? Cf. Ps. 66:18; Jas. 4:3.
- Verse 12. ‘Level ground’: i.e., a place of safety and ease, where e can fulfil the promises of verses 6, 7.
- What do verses 1-6 reveal of David’s attitude in life and of his chief desire? On what is this attitude and desire based? What equivalent desire should we have today? Cf. 1 Pet. 2:4, 5; 1 Cor. 6:19, 20.
- In verses 7-14 what are David’s seven petitions? How does he address God, and how does he encourage himself to continue in Prayer?
Psalm 28 and 29
- In Ps.28 David’s prayer is answered. What difference does this make to him? Are you always as thankful about God’s answer to your prayers?
- 29 is the description of a thunderstorm viewed as a manifestation of God’s glory. What spiritual lessons does it teach regarding God, and regarding our duties and privileges as his people?
Psalm 30 and 31