Drawing Near to Our Good God
August 16, 2020
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I. God’s Exclusive Goodness (verses 1-4)
“O taste and see that the Lord is good!” — Psalm 34:8
“You are good and you do good; teach me Your statutes” — Psalm 119:68
II. God’s Sovereign Goodness (verses 5-7)
III. God’s Assuring Goodness (verses 8-11)
A. The Lord Himself invites you to find refuge in Him and in His Goodness
“If you can’t see the sun, you’ll be impressed with a streetlight. If you never felt thunder and lightning, you’ll be impressed with fireworks. And if you turn your back on the greatness and majesty of God you’ll fall in love with a world of shadows and short-lived pleasures.” — John Piper
B. Rejoice in your present and coming inheritance
Questions For Discussion/Application:
- Re-read the text, Psalm 16. What initial observations and insights do you have from reading this text?
- What does it mean that God is good?
- What scriptures can you think of that point to God’s goodness?
- Last week we learned about God’s sovereignty and this week, God’s goodness. God is sovereign and God is good. What are the implications for the believer?
- In what situations in your own life that you face do find yourself needing to remind yourself that God is sovereign and He is good?
- What are some practical ways we can be intentional to seek to remind ourselves on a regular basis that God is sovereign and He is good.
- Consider taking time to pray, thanking God for His sovereign goodness.