Psalms lesson 5.txt

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Understanding the Psalms study guide
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  1. In what four ways do the psalms affect us?
    • 1. Inform us aout God and his relationship with people
    • 2. They arouse our emotions
    • 3. Direct our will
    • 4. Stimulate our imagination
  2. What two cautions does Longman point out regarding understanding that the psalms affect each part of our being?
    • 1. Its impossible to systematically exhaust any one of these topics
    • 2. Our intellects, wills, and emotions are all intertwined
  3. How do Psalms affect our intellects?
    It provides us with information
  4. How is the book of Psalms like a mirror?
    We learn not only about God when we read the Psalms, we learn about ourselves as well
  5. List 10 emotions that Longman notes are found in the Psalms:
    praise, confidence, lament, reverence, shame, fear, sadness, anger, doubt, love
  6. The following verse is an example of which emotion? " O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth"
    Reverence
  7. The following verse is an example of which emotion? "But now you have rejected and humbled us; you no longer go out with our armies"
    shame
  8. The following verse is an example of which emotion? " I am worn out from groaning; all night I flood my bed with weeping and drench my couch with tears."
    sadness
  9. The following verse is an example of which emotion? "declare them guilty, O God! Let their intrigues be their downfall."
    Anger
  10. The following verse is an example of which emotion? " For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked."
    Doubt
  11. The following verse is an example of which emotion? " I love the house where you live, O Lord, the place where your glory dwells"
    Love
  12. (True/False) Our emotional life is something we have no control over.
    False
  13. In what three ways do the Psalms direct our wills?
    • 1. (wisdom Psalms) They lead us in the direction of behavior which is approved (blessed) by God
    • 2. Directing our wills by example
    • 3. Directing our will by Command

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