Weekly Study Questions

Psalm 100, "The Active Ingredients Of Praise And Worship"

  1. In what ways does Psalm 100 help us understand the nature of true praise and thanksgiving.

  2. What is true praise and thanksgiving, and according to psalm 100 what makes or at least indicates its authenticity?

  3. How is praise and thanksgiving more than words? What are the many ways we praise and give thanks to God besides with words?

  4. How does Psalm 100 help us understand the importance of bringing ourselves fully to, and into worship?

  5. According to verse 3, why is it important that we know that the Lord Himself is God? How does praise and thanksgiving help in that knowing?

  6. In what way does praise and thanksgiving to the Lord help us to more fully appreciate the fact that He made us and we have not made ourselves? Why is that important?

  7. Verse 4 tells us that we are His people and the sheep of His pasture. What does that mean? Reflect upon that fact in light of Psalm 23. Is this still true today for believers in Christ and how does that move us to praise and thanksgiving?

  8. What does it mean to enter His Gates? With thanksgiving?

  9. What does it mean to bless God's name? Why is that important?

  10. In what way does the facts of verse 5 generate praise and thanksgiving?

  11. What have you learned from Psalm 100 that you can praise and thank God for?

  12. How is Psalm 100 going to better enable you to truly praise and thank God for who He is and all that He has done?

  13. How are you going to apply what you learned from psalm 100 this coming week?