Day 155: Psalms 5:8-8:9
Note1. In Psalms 8, David makes us stop and think about all of the wonders in the universe, yet God still notices us and, even more, wants to love us and be with us!
Day 156: Psalms 9-10
Q1. What benefit is it to remember all of the wonderful things that God has done?
Note1. Psalms 10; there is great folly in assuming God doesn’t see everything.
A1. Reflecting can encourage us when trials and tribulations make God seem far away.
Day 157: Psalms 11:1-17:5
Q1. In Psalms 12, “flattering lips” are not a good thing. Why?
Q2. What does the psalmist call the person, in Psalms 14, who says “There is no God”?
A1. Giving someone a compliment is one thing, but flattering someone so that they will be more likely to do something for you in the future is put in the same light as uttering lies and having a double heart (insincere speech). Flattering lips are manipulative.
A2. The fool
Day 158: Psalms 17:6-18:36
Q1. Psalms 18:30; how do we know that the Bible is the word of God?
A1. It proves true!
Day 159: Psalms 18:37-21:13
Q1. Psalms 20: David says some trust in chariots and horses, but who does he trust in?
A1. He trusts in the name of the Lord our God!
Day 160: Psalms 22:1-24:6
Note1. Psalms 22: verses 1, 7, 8, 18, all mirror verses from Matthew 27, which is part of the crucifixion of Jesus.
Note2. Psalms 23 is one of the most well-known passages in the Bible for encouraging us and boosting our confidence in God.
Day 161: Psalms 24:7-27:6
Note1. As you read Psalms 27, think of a place you’ve been where you felt safe. How much did you appreciate being there?