Read Psalm 40
This psalm is about waiting on the Lord and trusting in the Lord. Happy are those who make the Lord their trust....
Describe trust. What is trust like in your life?
What is the best thing to do when you are in a pit?
What are some of the things you have done when in a pit, that you wished you had not done?
What does the Lord do for us when he pulls us out of a pit? How is trust related to delighting in God's will? How important is God's will in your life today?
Why is telling about God's deliverance so important?
Why do we sometimes restrain our lips?
Is there a testimony to God's faithfulness that you would like to make in the congregation?
What does it mean to you that our God is a God of mercy?
What is it like to be poor and needy?
How does God respond to the poor and needy?