Jesus is sitting at the right hand of the Father now. Jesus is the great Shepherd. Is there anyplace I can go where your spirit will not be? Praise for the Lords counsel verse 7 ; 8. Jesus said He would send us the Comforter who would guide us into all truth. The player who left the room will come back in and try to find where the item is being protected. In quoting and applying this passage from Psalm 16 to the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus, Peter showed a remarkably sophisticated understanding of the work of Jesus on the cross. The child who guesses right is the next child to think of an animal.
What is your favorite television program or movie? Do you seek their company? ©2010, Digital by Design, Inc. Does that all seem hard to believe -- that God could know you so well? But now the second half of the psalm comes into play. I would be interested in hearing what you decided to do and how it worked out. We should bless and praise the Lord continually for guiding our life. Even at night, I feel his leading.
David knew that his life, lived after God, was not an easy one. Keep playing until all the children who want to play have had a turn. For You will not leave my soul in Sheol, Nor will You allow Your Holy One to see corruption. I wanted to include a psalm in Stories on the Way and Psalm 139 is one of my favourites. Lord, who may be a guest in your home? He will have nothing to do with false gods or the people pursuing them. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
While you are doing this make sure you shake up the bottle a little so it will spray when you open the bottle. You see where I go and when I lie down; you know everything I do. Feelings, we must suppose, of affection and gratitude. He is content with what God has given him. Distribute paper hearts and invite students to glue them onto their self-portraits. Psalm 16 Explained Psalm 16 A Michtam of David.
The right-hand place is always regarded as the place of dignity and nobility in all courts. It feels bad when no one pays attention to you, or wants to play what you want to play, or if others don't seem to care what you have to say. ©2010, Digital by Design, Inc. Ever since Peter preached on this text at the first Pentecost Acts 2 , the church has read this psalm as a messianic prophecy of Christ's resurrection. These lessons work well in Sunday School or mid-week Bible study groups or even family devotion times.
The psalms are very very old songs and poems that the Israelites used to use when they talked about or prayed to God. You know when we do well and when we do bad. Verses 1-2: These verses include three different names for God: Elohim the powerful creator God , Yahweh the covenant-giving God , and Adonai the Lord and Master of life. What can they desire more? You will not let your holy one rot. He made you beautiful and precious and in His perfect way. When we go back to the first verse, we remember that this life of gladness and rejoicing and fullness of joy is not a problem-free life. He will not share His people with false gods.
Then, have someone read or quote John 14:6. In Your presence is fullness of joy: This was a joy David could experience now in the context of his previously mentioned gladness and rejoicing , but also ultimately receive when in the more immediate presence of God. The Psalms also know that it can be vain to stay up late to try and figure your problems Psalm 127:1-2. What is your favorite dessert? You cannot understand without Faith. Where are the Christian's treasures? The second lesson is available on The Resource Room. There was happiness and a glory David knew by this life commitment that he would not have known otherwise. In life, his attitude is one of trust verse 1 ; 2.
So whenever you're feeling bad about yourself or alone remember Psalm 139 and how you can never get away from God, He is always with us, cheering for us along the way. If I dig a hole to the centre of the earth, you are there. This is a simple test. Lord, consider my just cause! Joy is something that comes from within. Help us to live like the wonderful and beloved people you made us to be. Even my body has hope.