ONE WHO FEARS THE LORD ~ Psalm 128:1-6

ONE WHO FEARS THE LORD 

Psalm 128:1-6    *A Song of Ascents
            
I.    BLESSED (vs. 1-2)
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a. What connection is there in being blessed and fearing the Lord? _________________  
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b. How does walking in the Lord’s ways reveal one fears / reveres the Lord? _________

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c. Verse 2 states that one who “eats the labor of his hands will be happy” how does this

match up with Eccl. 2:24? __________________________________________________
d. What partnership do we have with the Lord in our labor? ________________________
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II.    THE HEART OF YOUR HOUSE (vs. 3-4)

a. How does the overflow of God’s blessing touch one’s spouse? ____________________ ________________________________________________________________________
b. How does this blessing touch one’s children? __________________________________
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c. What is the symbolism in comparing children to olive plants? _____________________
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III.    THE GOOD OF JERUSALEM (vs. 5-6)

a. Here is an example of a specific blessing for God’s people Israel. To what location is this

blessing tied?  _____________________________________________________________
b. The blessing is generalized to all of Jerusalem. Can a man who fears the Lord really have

this kind of impact on a city…nation? ____________________________________________
c. How can this blessing also be transmitted to children’s children?  _ ___________________

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IV. Application:  If a man wants to know what it is like to experience God’s blessing this Psalm

reveals the way.  What is that way? ______________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________Have you found

this to be true? ________________________________________________________________
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