Today's Verse: Psalm 119:1

Sunday, March 6, 2005

ToGather: Waiting in Expectation

A do-it-yourself worship guide centered on Jesus' return.

Learn More
Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD.
— Psalm 119:1

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

As Christians, we hear this passage a little differently than those who lived under the Torah, the Law of Moses. We recognize that our blamelessness comes as a gift because of Jesus' sacrificial death on the Cross (Romans 5:6-11; Colossians 1:19-22). We know we are not justified by keeping the Law (Romans 3:28; Galatians 2:16, 3:11, 24, 5:4). Instead, we are doing our absolute best to walk in the way of the Lord out of thanks for God's glorious grace and by the power of the Holy Spirit (Romans 8:1-4). Doing the will of God brings us many blessings. Those blessings are not just for us in the future, but they begin right now as we live in Christ Jesus.

My Prayer...

Father, thank you for blessing me so graciously. As I seek to live according to your will, I experience the blessings of your presence and grace in my life. Please bless me with wisdom to better know your will and the courage to live it. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

Comments

Other Devotionals from Heartlight for Sunday, March 6, 2005

A daily devotional featuring wise counsel found in Scripture.
"A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth."
A daily devotional about the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives.
""And I will never again turn my face from them, for I will pour out my Spirit upon the people of Israel. I, the Sovereign Lord, have spoken!""
The classic twice-daily devotional from Charles H. Spurgeon.
"It is an old and common saying, that "coming events cast their shadows before them;" the wise man teaches us that a haughty heart is the prophetic..."
A one-year devotional guide through the book of Acts.
"After [the disciples'] prayer, the meeting place shook, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. Then they preached the word of God with..."

Illustration

Illustration of Psalm 119:1 — Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.