Powered by 4 - September 3, 2016

Rightly

Today's reading: Psalm 112:1-10

Psalm 112 is basically a commending of living rightly for God. So what does living rightly look like according to the psalmist? Here are few of the qualities I noted as I read.

  • Revering the Lord
  • Taking delight in God's commands
  • Acting with grace and extending mercy
  • Being generous
  • Making honesty a lifestylet
  • Trusting in God and putting confidence in Him
As I looked over my list and read back through this encouraging psalm, verse 5, "It is well with the man who lives generously," and verse 9, "He has distributed freely, he has given to the poor" resonated with me. I was thankful for this reminder that an important part of living for God is being generous with both our time and our resources as we help those in need around us.
 
Is being generous and helping people in need around you something you are intentional about? What’s one example of you living generously for God in the past few weeks? Were there any other elements or qualities of living rightly that stood out to you from this psalm, and why? Tami

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