Psalm 1: The Outcome of the ungodly

❖ He is like chaff that the wind drives away (verse 4) Chaff, unlike the wheat or the corn that it is separated from in a winnowing trough or machine, has no function. You cannot eat it; it has no nutritional value. The wind drives it in different directions. So are the wicked. They are of no useContinue reading “Psalm 1: The Outcome of the ungodly”

Psalm 1: The outcome of the godly

The outcome of the godly ❖ He bears fruit in his season (John 15:8). In this psalm, we see that a comparison is made between the godly and a fruit tree that is planted by a river. Now if a fruit tree is planted by a river and there is enough water, it will bear fruit in its season. In other words, theContinue reading “Psalm 1: The outcome of the godly”

Psalm 1: The way of of the wicked

The way of the wicked ❖ He walks in the counsel of the ungodly (he exposes himself) The way of the wicked is foremost a problem of the heart, as we said earlier. But it does not end there. The wicked exposes himself constantly to sin. He walks in the counsel of the ungodly. He is notContinue reading “Psalm 1: The way of of the wicked”

Psalm 1: Why should we delight in the word of God?

Why should we find delight in the word of God?  Here are a few reasons:  ➢ In it, we find the nature and character of God on display, our Creator, we find supreme worth and beauty on display ➢ In it, we find unchangeable and eternal truth that will shape the destinies of men forever, for evil or for worse ➢ In it, weContinue reading “Psalm 1: Why should we delight in the word of God?”

Psalm 1: The way of the godly

The way of the godly The way of the godly — He separates Himself from ungodly counsel, sinners and mockers The first thing the godly considers is the outcome of the ungodly, and when he realises their fate and where the way of the ungodly leads, he fears because the end of the ungodly is destruction, damnation and hell. TheContinue reading “Psalm 1: The way of the godly”

Psalm 1: The Source of the ungodly

The source of the wicked ❖ Is the counsel of men We see in the first verse that the godly do not walk in the counsel of the ungodly. But the ungodly follow the counsel of the ungodly. And we find the counsel or the philosophy or thoughts and intentions of the ungodly everywhere. We findContinue reading “Psalm 1: The Source of the ungodly”

Psalm 1: The Source of the godly (Devotion #2)

1. The source of the godly and wicked The source of the godly ❖ Is the law and word of God Now when this psalm was written down by David, we presume, he mentioned that the way of blessing is to delight and meditate on the law of God. That is the word mentioned in Psalm 1. The law of God referredContinue reading “Psalm 1: The Source of the godly (Devotion #2)”

Psalm 1 (Devotion #1)

Psalm 1 1)“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;  2)but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law, he meditates day and night.  3) He is like a tree planted byContinue reading “Psalm 1 (Devotion #1)”

Lead us not into temptation

Preservation and protection (The protection of the Father)   “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil”   • We need future guidance    Two things are important here. We have three enemies.    ❖ The flesh, the sinfull nature ❖ The world system  ❖ Satan and the demons.   They all tempt us everyday. We need GodContinue reading “Lead us not into temptation”