Songs of Ascent


Psalm 127 & 128

  1. What are your impressions of these two Psalms after reading them?
  2. Who built the house that you live in?  Who built the home?
  3. What does it mean for the Lord to build your house?
  4. Even though we are diligent in securing our community and country, who/what do we rely on for a secure prosperous community?
  5. What is the difference between eating the bread of anxious toil (127:2) and enjoying the fruits of your labor (128:2)?
  6. Is the sequence from “building the house” to “having kids” a coincidence?
  7. What is the difference between being fruitful and multiplying and just multiplying?
  8. How does Jesus add to the house building metaphor in Matt. 7:24-27?