PSALM 101

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Psalm 101

RESOLVED!

 

RESOLVED TO PRAISE Vs. 1

RESOLVED TO PRACTICE Vs. 2

RESOLVED TO PURIFY Vss. 3-5, 7-8

RESOLVED TO PARTNER Vs. 6

 

 

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Psalm 101

PRACTICAL HOLINESS

 

We are called upon to live holy lives. 1 Peter 1:15-16

This Psalm shows some practical ways to practice holiness.

 

MY SONG - Vs. 1

My song of praise is to be directed to the Lord and will include mention of His mercy and judgment.

 

MY STEPS - Vs. 2

I am to walk with a perfect heart. My house is a private place. If I can walk before God with a perfect heart in private, I can also walk before God with a perfect heart in public.

 

MY SIGHT - Vss. 3, 6

My eyes are to turn away from the sight of wickedness (Place this verse on top of your television and see if your viewing habits change!) Vs. 3

My eyes are also to be centered on the righteous. They are to be my friends. They will not lead me astray.

 

MY SEPARATION - Vss. 4,5,7,8

Separated from wicked people - Vs. 4, 8

Separated from slanderers and the proud - Vs. 5

Separated from the deceitful - Vs. 6

 

 

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Psalm 101

BIBLICAL SEPARATION

 

2 Corinthians 6:17 - Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,

 

Separation is a popular theme among fundamentalists and evangelicals. But just what is Biblical Separation? I thing we find the answer in Psalm 101.

 

BIBLICAL SEPARATION REQUIRES DEVOTION - Vs. 1

Our devotion is to be to God. A person can not be truly devoted to God unless he or she has trusted Christ as Savior (John 14:6).

 

BIBLICAL SEPARATION REQUIRES DECISION - Vs. 2-3

We must decide to behave wisely.

We must decide to walk with a perfect heart.

We must discern what wicked things to avoid.

 

BIBLICAL SEPARATION REQUIRES DISCERNMENT - Vss. 4-8

We must determine what people with whom we can have fellowship based on whether the person be wicked or righteous.

 

 

 

 

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