Sunday School Perspective for May 27, 2018: More Than Good
Psalm 34:1-10; Hebrews 2:17-18
The study of the lesson is in the book of Psalm 34: Verses 1-10 and Hebrews 2: Verses 17-18 and it offers study about realizing the wonderful blessing of being forgiven.
Key Verse: “O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.” Psalm 34:8 KJV: This verse speaks volumes about the Lord’s goodness, assurance, and trust for those that believe in Him.
The lesson topic for Sunday, May 27, 2018 is “More Than Good” and the lesson endeavors to let each of us know that He offers blessings and joy to reinstate our sinful nature.
The objective for students and readers is to know and understand that we can be renewed in fellowship.
Praise the Lord (Psalm 34:1-7)
The lesson unfolds with the writer, David, praising the Lord for his goodness after he was freed from human enemies. It is significant that he encourages others around him to join in magnifying the Lord. David brings attention to the fact that God’s blessings on us are under rated. Appreciation of blessings should be voiced, celebrated, cause for giving our Lord and Savior high praise. David relates that he sought the Lord, and the Lord heard him and saved him of his fears and trouble. Each of us must investigate our inner ability and discover just how blessed we are. Praising the Lord should become a part of our thankfulness to Him. “I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together. I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed. This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the LORD encamped round about them that fear him, and delivered them.” (Verses 1-7)
Trust the Lord (Psalm 34:8-10)
These verses reveal that David challenges others to trusting the Lord because he is good. He makes it quite clear that true worshippers that genuinely reverence the Lord will experience want for nothing. Their lease desires and needs will be taken care of. “O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him. The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.” (Verses 8-10)
The Lord Forgives (Hebrews 2:17-18)
In these verses David reveals that he needed deliverance from a life and death situation and he escaped with his life. David had the insight to realize that God made his escape possible. Studying this lesson should enable us to humble ourselves and forgive transgressors and evil doers. There is joy and blessings of congregating together on one accord. “Wherefore in all things it behooved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted.” (Verses 17-18)
PRAISE THE LORD.