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Lesson 24

Psalms 25, 26, & 27

Psalm 25 This is an alphabetic, or acrostic psalm. What does that mean?
25:3 Who shall not be put to shame?
25:6 Was the mercy of God shown toward David an unusual thing in the history of God's dealings with men? (also see Psalm 103:17)
25:7 What does David ask that God not remember?
  Did David ask God to temper him in a purely objective manner?
25:11 David asked that God pardon his great iniquity for what purpose? (cf. Psalm 23:3, and the questions on this verse in Lesson 23)
25:15 What does David mean by the phrase "pluck my feet out of the net."? (cf. Ps. 10:9, 31:4, 35:7)
25:17 Who had troubles according to this verse?
25:22 Who had troubles according to this verse?
Psalm 26  
26:2 The ASV reads, "Try my heart and my mind". The KJV reads, "try my reins and my heart". Distinguish between the heart and the mind, or the reins and the heart.
  Look up the English word "reins" in a dictionary.
  The Hebrew word that is translated "reins" in Psalm 26:2 is translated by what English word in Leviticus 3:4? (Use Strong's, Young's, or similar tool, or just take a guess!)
  What will rejoice according to Proverbs 23:16? (if you are using the ASV, see footnote)
  According to Isaiah 6:10, what might a man do, with his heart?
  In these passages, what therm is used for man's emotions?
  What term is used for man's mind, or intellect?
26:4-5 What had David not done, according to these verses?
26:6 What were the priests to do before offering sacrifices upon the altar (Exodus 30:17-21)
26:9-10 David prayed for God's help to keep him away from what or whom?
Psalm 27  
27:1-3 No matter how bad things got, David would not do what?
27:4 What was the one thing that David would seek?
27:7 Beginning with verse 7, to whom did David direct his words?
  With what verse does David's prayer to Jehovah end?
27:14 In verse 14, David said, "Wait on the Lord". Find two verses in Psalm 25 which state that David himself did this.