Some say the Psalm compresses the 613 precepts of the law into 11.
Some go hand in hand.
Isaiah 33:13-16 - compresses into 6.
Micah 6:8 - compresses into 3 (justice, love, & kindness)
Amos 5:4 - compresses into 1 (seek God)
If these things were needed in the days of David for God's people, how much more do
we need them? Who Will Fellowship God?
HE THAT WALKETH UPRIGHTLY.
I John 1:7 (walks in light)
Psalm 119:105 - "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path."
Men despise light - John 3:19-21.
Walks without hypocrisy.
Galatians 2:11-21 - Peter rebuked by Paul.
Matthew 6:16-18 - fasting, disfigure their faces.
Walks a new life.
Shows activity, progression.
Walks by faith.
II Corinthians 5:7 - "...for we walk by faith, not by sight."
We show God how much we trust Him by our faith.
Notice: Peter on water ... he doubted.
Walks in love.
Ephesians 5:1-2 - "Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in
love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a
sacrifice to God for an odor of a sweet smell."
Walks as a new creation.
II Corinthians 5:17 - "...he is a new creature..."
Ephesians 2:10 - "for we are his workmanship..."
Ephesians 4:22-24 - "That ye put away as concerning your former..."
Colossians 2:12 - operation.
HE THAT WORKETH RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Not "talketh righteousness"
James 2:14-18 - ACTION.
James 1:27 - ACTION.
II Timothy 4:2 - "preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke,
exhort, with all long-suffering and teaching."
HE THAT SPEAKS TRUTH IN H-I-S HEART.
Honesty with yourself.
PRIDE is man's worst enemy if it takes him from God.
God rebukes the proud.
Daniel 4 - Nebuchadnezzar eats grass.
Proverbs 16:18 - "Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall."
HE THAT SLANDERS NOT WITH HIS TONGUE.
James 3:1-12 - bridle, rudder, fire.
Is it true?
Is it kind? (Ephesians 4:29)
Is it necessary?
Remember that God is listening (..."the tongue is the ladle of the heart...)
HE THAT DOES NO EVIL TO HIS NEIGHBOR.
Angry unnecessary criticism.
HE THAT TAKES NO REPROACH AGAINST HIS NEIGHBOR.
Will not even listen to reproach - nothing to do with it.
A godly person is not a "trash can" or a "sewer pipe".
HE THAT DESPISES A REPROBATE. (VILE PERSON - KJV)
Ephesians 5:11-12 - "and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but
rather reprove them; for the things which are done by them in secret it is a shame even
to speak of."
Honor them that fear Jehovah - contrast.
HE THAT SWEARETH TO HIS OWN HURT.
Keeps his word - his commitment to God as a Christian.
A man of determination, conviction.
Does not take advantage of another.
Jesus is Lord - made a commitment.
"He that doeth these things shall never be moved."