Psalm 42



1. A churning within (42:1-3)

2. A turning within (42:4-7)

3. A tuning within (42:8-11)




Bible reading guide: Psalm 42: 1-11     

Day 1: Psalm 42: 1-11

  • Read the whole psalm, then slowly for 2 to 3 times.
  • What are the pattern(s), phrase(s) or word(s) that draw your attention? Jot them down in the journal.
  • In what ways the pattern(s), phrase(s) or word(s) impressed You? How will you apply them in your life circumstances?
  • Write a prayer to the Lord in response to what He has spoken to you in the Bible reading.


Day 2: Psalm 42: 1-3

  • Read the whole Psalm 42:1-11 two times, especially verses 1-3.
  • What is happening here? Describe it in your own words.
  • Does the description resonate with you? Why?
  • You may want to write a prayer in response to God based on what you have learned here.


Day 3: Psalm 42: 4-7

  • Read Psalm 42:1-11 once or more, especially verses 4-7.
  • How has the emotion of the psalmist changed in these verses in comparison to verses 1-3?
  • What thoughts come to your mind? Why are you drawn to them?
  • Jot down your thoughts and experience in your journal.


Day 4: Psalm 42: 8-11

  • Read Psalm 42: 1-11 once or more, focus on verses 8-11.
  • What do they say about God?
  • How will you relate to what God has revealed to you of Himself in His word here?
  • Write your responses in your journal.

Day 5: Psalm 42: 1-11

  • Read Psalm 42: 1-11 slowly a few times.
  • What is the one lesson that impressed you in your reading and meditation?
  • How does it speak to your situation now?
  • Write a prayer of response to God.
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