First Baptist Church, Elgin TX
Ascend: Psalms of Ascent (Ps. 132)
July 26, 2020
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Psalms 132:

Ascend: Psalms of Ascent (Ps. 132)

July 26, 2020 / Psalms 132:

ASCEND – Psalms of Ascent (Ps. 132)

Observations:

1. Wanting the things of God is never a thing.

Psalm 132:3-5

Romans 12:11

2. We often the plans of God.

Psalm 132:11

Psalm 132:3-4

3. When God’s plans don’t work out the way we , we need to remember that His plans are always than ours.

Isaiah 55:8-9

4. God has promised us a glorious future that is than anything we can think or .

Ephesians 3:20 NIV

Application:

1. Keep being for the things of God.

Galatians 6:9

2. your passion for the things of God in the of God.

Romans 12:2

3. Look to the things of God.

Family Discussion Points:

*Open by reading Psalm 132 aloud.

  1. Have you ever pursued something that you thought was God’s will only to find out God had something else in mind for you? Please share.
  2. Has misunderstanding the plans of God ever lead to discouragement or doubt in your life? Explain.
  3. What role can the Bible play in helping us know the will of God?
  4. How does knowing that God’s plans are better than our own help you deal with the disappointment and discouragement that comes from misunderstanding God’s plan/will?
  5. In relation to this morning’s message, why is it so important that we “not grow weary of doing good?”

*Close by spending some time talking about how good heaven will be. Close by remembering that when God restores all things, it will be even better than what you just imagined! Pray and thank God for His better plans and for what’s to come!

 

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