Explore the Book of Psalms

Categories: Psalms

Ask the students to open to Psalms. The longest chapter, the shortest chapter, and the midpoint in the Bible can all be found in The Book of Psalms.

Open your Bibles to book 5 of the Psalms and search for the shortest and longest psalms.

  • The shortest psalm is Ps. 117.
  • The longest psalm is Ps.119.
    • How many verses in each?
  • The mid point of the entire Bible.
    • Psalms 118:8
    • 594 chapters before Psalms 118
    • 594 chapters after Psalms 118
    • Add these numbers together and you get 1188.
    • Read the verse out loud.
      • "It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man."
        • What does that tell you about your life?