Psalm 81 / Read
The psalm writer begins by encouraging the people of God to “sing for joy and shout aloud to [him].”
Why do you think he did that?
How does singing, shouting and celebrating God in outward worship impact us in ways that prayer, fellowship, Bible study, etc. do not?
To what degree is outward worship expressed in your life?
The majority of the psalm is made up of God’s voice to his people.
What do God’s words reveal about himself?
Identify where and how the Lord uses the phrase “listen to me” in this psalm. What do these phrases reveal about the relationship between God and his people?
What is God saying to you personally based on the content of this psalm? What will it look like for you to listen to him?