Practices

7.2 – Assurance of Guidance – Psalm 32:8

Memorize Psalm 32:8

I will instruct you and teach you the way you should go;
I will counsel you with my eye upon you (NRSV).

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
I will counsel you and watch over you (NIV).

Reflect on Psalm 32:8

  • Pray to god using Psalm 32 in the NRSV, the NIV, or The MESSAGE.
  • As you pray the psalm consider the following questions:
    • Who are the happy / blessed / lucky ones (verses 1-2)?
    • When I offer my sin and failures to God what happens (verse 5)?
    • The psalmist trusts that God is a ________ (verse 7)?
  • The psalmist promises that God's hesed (steadfast love) surrounds those who trust in him.  Where have you experienced this in your life?