Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: Psalms Teaching
- Scripture: Psalm 44
Psalm 44 Worksheet
If I were to give this Psalm a title it would be – “A plea for Israel’s protection while it is under ____________________.”
God’s ___________________ care for Israel brings praise V. 1-3
I think about all the great stories I have heard about what God has done in the history of the Tabernacle.
Why did God do it, according to verse 3?
Israel’s ___________________ confidence in God V. 4-8
Many times when Israel’s frailty is emphasized, they are called Jacob.
Jacob means “supplanter” but Israel means “__________________ with God.”
Do you remember when Israel got that name change?
Israel’s consternation over present ____________________ V. 9-16
We read in Genesis 12 that God will bless those who bless Israel and curse those who curse Israel.
The book of Obadiah is actually about God’s judgment on Edom (Esau), with _______________ going all the way back to Jacob and Esau.
For the day of the Lord upon all nations is near; As you have done (to Israel), it shall be done to you; Your reprisal shall return upon your own head. -Obadiah 1:15
Israel’s plea for present ______________________ V. 17-26
We have seen times when in individual laments the Psalmist protested their innocence in the current circumstances, like Job did in the book of Job.
The sons of Korah believe Israel as a whole is innocent in the current situation. They are not claiming to be ____________________, they are speaking about this specific time.
Verse 22 is an expression of the price of loyalty to God in a world at war with Him. -Charles Ryrie’s note on verse 22
Do you remember where verse 22 is found in the New Testament?
What trait of God do the sons of Korah appeal to in verse 26 when asking for redemption?
Hint: Exodus 34!