PSALM 78

2 Outlines

 

Psalm 78:1-8

HELPING THE NEXT GENERATION

 

Each generation has a responsibility to help the next generation. Many of the technological advances of previous generations have helped this generation. It is the older generations that teach the younger generation at home and in school.

This passage talks about giving Spiritual help to the next generation.

 

REMEMBER THE TRUTH - Vss. 1-3

Those who know God through Christ must give ear to His Word and obey it.

They cannot help the next generation to live for God unless they know his word and heed it themselves.

 

REVEAL THE TRUTH - Vss. 4-6a

Spiritually speaking, it is the responsibility of older generations of Christians to help the next generation. We are to train them in the things of God. Proverbs 22:6, Psalm 92:13-14

 

RESULTS OF THE TRUTH - Vss. 6b-8

When the next generation is taught the things of God, some very positive things happen.

 

1. They will teach their children. Vs. 6b

2. They will set their hope in God. Vs. 7a

3. They will not forget God's works. Vs. 7b

4. They will keep God's commandments. Vs. 7c

5. They will be better than their fathers. Vs. 8

 

 

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Psalm 78:1-8

PASS IT ON!

 

If a generation does not know God, it is the fault of the previous generation.

 

OPENNESS Sharing the Word Vss. 1-3

OBLIGATION To the next generation Vss. 4-6

OPPORTUNITY For the next generation to put their trust in God and avoid the sins of their fathers Vss. 7-8

 

 

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