Questions for Further Thought
Q1 - Do you agree that seeing God’s goodness in this life somehow depends on waiting on the Lord? What is the effect of seeing His goodness in this life? What’s the effect of missing the sight of it?
Q2 - Do you agree that actions reveal our actual beliefs? Does it follow then that the action in verse 14 to (wait on the Lord) reveals whether we actually believe verse 1 (the Lord is the strength of my life)? Do you agree that actions also reinforce beliefs?
Q3 - From Ps 27, how did David wait on the Lord – when overwhelmed (2-3); troubled (4-6); confused (7-10); and remorseful (11-12)?
Q4 - Are you good at waiting or are you distracted? Do you agree that there are benefits that only come from waiting during times of dissatisfaction and boredom? How do each of these actions to do while waiting make it more possible to see the goodness of the Lord in this life? Which stands out to you as possible / necessary?
The Greatest Benefit – Seeing the Goodness of the Lord
Q5 – (Identify) What is a big distraction that keeps you from realizing the benefits of waiting on the Lord? (Fast) What easy satisfaction can you take a break from? (Seek) In what one way from the list in Question 4 might you seek the Lord instead this week?