First Baptist Church, Elgin TX
Ascend: Psalms of Ascent (Ps. 130)
July 5, 2020
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Psalms 130:

Ascend: Psalms of Ascent (Ps. 130)

July 5, 2020 / Psalms 130:

ASCEND – Psalms of Ascent (Ps. 130)


1. Our before God is great and must be .

Psalm 130:1-4

Romans 3:19

Romans 3:23

2. God has and proven that He will us.

Psalm 130:2

Exodus 15:1-13

2 Chronicles 6:40

3. God’s forgiveness replaces with .

2 Corinthians 7:10


1. your guilt to God.

Psalm 51:4

1 John 1:9

2. Have in the forgiveness of God.

Philippians 3:13-14

3. Live looking to God’s ultimate redemption.

Family Discussion Points:

*Open by reading Psalm 130 aloud.

  1. What’s the difference between feelings of guilt and real/theological guilt?
  2. Read Psalm 51:4. Why does David say he has sinned against God alone?
  3. What does David’s understanding of guilt and sin teach you about your need to confess sins to God?
  4. Do you ever struggle with confidence in God’s forgiveness? Why?
  5. How does the Bible help with this struggle?
  6. What’s the difference between guilt and shame?
  7. Does God want you to dwell on your past or live in hope for your future? Explain.
  8. What does the truth that God’s redemption is coming mean to you personally? How should that truth affect the way we live?

*Close by praying and thanking God for His mercy and forgiveness. Confess your guilt to God and enjoy the freedom that His forgiveness provides!



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