Scripture: 2 Samuel 21:1–14

  1. What are some other supposed sources of wisdom that you are tempted to go to when you are in distress before you go to God’s Word?

  2. While we often think of taking the Lord’s name in vain as using the name of God flippantly when we are upset, what are some other ways that we can be guilty of taking the Lord’s name in vain?

  3. What would you say to the person who reads this text with the objection that it was unfair for the descendants of Saul to die for his sin?