Faithful Followers Finding Favor
PRONOUNCE IT: Select a verse from Psalm 1. Read the entire verse several times, stopping after each word to write you’re your thoughts.
Psalm 1:6a [NLT] For the LORD watches over the path of the godly,
FOR THE LORD: “For the Lord” it’s like an announcement, a statement, or a proclamation – “For the LORD”
WATCHES: “watches” it’s more than just “sees”, it’s more like protects, or prepares, or plans
OVER: indicates possession of authority
THE PATH: my life journey toward being more like Christ Jesus
OF THE GODLY: obedient followers
APPLY IT: How does this verse apply to your life and what will you do about it?
I claim the verse as a promise from God’s Word, that I’ll travel the path to Christ that He has prepared for me.
The promise of Psalm 1:6a is to the “godly” – I believe that to the measure that I’m obedient, you will lead me. That you will lead me to being more and more like Jesus.
ILI CORE VALUE # 7 – Stewardship – God looks for men and women who are faithful stewards of finances, time, and spiritual gifts in their personal lives and leadership with the result that people are reached with the Gospel.