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Title: I will Behave Wisely in a Perfect Way


1
  • I will Behave Wisely in a Perfect Way
  • Psalm 101

2
Background - Psalm 101
  • A Psalm of David
  • Believed to be early as king. Possibly an
    inaugural psalm with promises of an
    administration with integrity

3
Davids Personal Integrity
  • Vs. 1, Praising God in song for His mercy and
    Justice

4
Davids Personal Integrity
  • Vs. 2, I will behave wisely in a perfect way.
  • Perfect (blameless) Noah Gen. 69 Job
    Job 11Phil. 214-15, 2 Pet. 314

5
Davids Personal Integrity
  • Vs. 2, How often do we begin a serious task with
    good intentions?
  • The challenge is to keep that perfection as time
    wears on.
  • How do we do that?
  • Consider this psalm!

6
Davids Personal Integrity
  • Vs. 2, Oh, when will You come to me?
  • Davids desire for the Lords influence (cf. John
    155)

7
Davids Personal Integrity
  • Vs. 2, I will walk within my house with a
    perfect heart.
  • The pure heart (Matt. 58)
  • Purity if found not only when in public, but also
    when in the privacy of our home!
  • When did David lust? (2 Sam.112-3)

8
Davids Personal Integrity
  • Vs. 3, I will set nothing wicked before my
    eyes.
  • 1 John 215-16Matt. 622-23

9
Davids Personal Integrity
  • Vs. 3, I hate the work of those who fall away
    It shall NOT cling to me.
  • Pick your associates carefully
  • 1 Thess. 522, Rom. 129, Psalm 97102 Cor. 614

10
Davids Personal Integrity
  • Vs. 4, A perverse heart shall depart from me, I
    will not know wickedness.
  • Determination to avoid wickedness at all costs,
    cf. Mat. 1623, 410Psalm 119115

11
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 5-8, Davids Associates
  • Associates include friends family, his
    administration and those with whom he conducted
    business. 1 Cor. 1533
  • How do we know who we should associate with?
  • Consider this psalm!

12
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 5, Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor,
    Him I will destroy.
  • Have nothing to do with the gossip! 2 Thess.
    311, Prov. 2019, James 411

13
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 5, The one who has a haughty look and a
    proud heart, him I will not endure.
  • Pride is a grave danger! James 46, Rom. 1216

14
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 6, My eyes shall be on the faithful of the
    land, that they may dwell with me.
  • Just as we avoid the ungodly, we seek out the
    godly to associate with Psa. 154, cf.1
    Thess. 512

15
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 6, He who walks in a perfect way, He shall
    serve me.
  • blameless same word as vs. 2
  • David CHOOSES who will be around him and work
    with him.

16
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 7, He who works deceit shall not dwell
    within my house.
  • HONESTY! Needed everywhere. IF your associates
    are dishonest with others, will they be honest
    with you? Prov. 2912, 616-19

17
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 7, He who tells lies shall not continue in
    my presence.
  • Honesty illustrated! See Rev. 218, Eph. 525,
    Therefore, putting away lying, Let each one of
    you speak truth with his neighbor.

18
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 8, Early I will destroy all the wicked of
    the land, that I may cut off all the evildoers
    from the city of the Lord.
  • Take care of ungodliness quickly! Rom. 612

19
Davids Associates
  • Vs. 8, Every morning I will destroy all the
    wicked of the land, NASUMorning by morning I
    will destroy ESV Something addresses often and
    constantly

20
  • Am I behaving wisely?
  • What about my associates?
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