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Nov 03, 2019

Afflictions for our Good

Afflictions for our Good

Passage: Psalms 119:65-80

Preacher: Rick John

Series: Prescriptive Psalms

Detail:

“Afflictions”


Here are 3 WAYS God can use affliction for good in us?


1. Affliction inspires my _________________ (65-68)

a. Draws me back (67)

b. His Prayer (65-66)

c. God's Answer (68)

 

2. Affliction improves my _______________. (69-72)

a.What is not good (69-70)

b. What is good (71-72)

 

3. Affliction enlarges my ________________. (73-80)

a. I am known by God (73-74)

b. I know God is faithful (74)

c. I rely on God's love (76-77)

d. I teach truth blamelessly (78-80)

NIV 2 Corinthians 7:10

Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation
and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.

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Dig Deep

Text: Psalm 119:65-80
Title: Afflictions for our Good


1. How were the following people afflicted: Hagar Genesis 16, Joseph Psalm 105, Hebrew slaves Exodus 1.


2. How was the psalmist afflicted according to Psalm 119:69,67,75?


3. What was the good result of affliction according to Psalm 119:67? Have you had a similar experience? How would Hebrews 12:7 give you strength in affliction?


4. Why is Psalm 119:68 such a comforting verse? Why would Satan not want us to believe such a promise?


5. What is good according to Psalm 119:69-72?


6. Why is fellowship with others so important when I am afflicted? See Psalm 119:74,79


7. Review the perspective of the writer in Psalm 119:1-2 and 119:176.