Don't Forget to Remember (Psalm 78)
Passage: Psalm 78:1–78:72
Remembering is a central theme in the word of God. Our creator God knows of our gravitational pull toward forgetfulness! Psalm 78 is a historic reminder from Asaph that we are to be a people who remember the blessings of God and then reproduce that life of remembrance in the next generation!
1. Jeffrey Arthurs in his book, “Preaching as Reminding” points out that “Stirring memory is one of the minister’s primary tasks.” Do you agree? Why or why not?
2. According to Psalm 78:22, 32, what is the inevitable result of forgetting about God and his wondrous works?
3. According to Psalm 78, what are some of God’s attributes that we are to remember and pass along to the next generation?
4. What practical step can your family take to assist you in remembering God’s benefits and passing on these truths to the next generation?