Psalm 82

God’s judgment on wicked judges.

1 God judges all
2–4 Character of earthly judges
5–7 Assessment of earthly judges
8 Prayer for God’s justice

  • The actions and attitudes in verses 3–4 are evidences of righteousness and saving faith.
  • What did Solomon say was essential for wisdom (Prov 1:7)? From Psalm 82:5a, what is being said about these rulers?
  • To whom are earthly rulers (“gods,” v. 6) responsible? What application can you draw from this?