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Psalm 1New American Standard Bible (NASB)

1 How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the path of sinners,
Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!
2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
And in His law he meditates day and night.
3 He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water,
Which yields its fruit in its season
And its leaf does not wither;
And in whatever he does, he prospers.

4 The wicked are not so,
But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.
5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
Nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
6 For the Lord knows the way of the righteous,
But the way of the wicked will perish.

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  1. Read

    by Geri on August 19, 2019 at 8:02am.

  2. Wow. I saw all those posts and thought we had new people
    On board. Love the Psalms!

    by Terri on August 19, 2019 at 7:23am.

  3. 'Like a tree firmly planted...'. What a wonderful description of the righteous.

    Thanks for letting us travel back in time, Jared.

    by Vicki on August 19, 2019 at 6:22am.

  4. The older I get the more I delight in the word of God!

    by Terri on March 06, 2017 at 3:52pm.

  5. :)

    by Michelle on March 06, 2017 at 2:37pm.

  6. This will be good!!

    by Andy on March 06, 2017 at 2:20pm.

  7. Read 386817 1:20 pm by Bonnie

    by Bonnie Tittle on March 06, 2017 at 1:20pm.

  8. ✔️

    by Vicki on March 06, 2017 at 7:29am.

  9. by Geri on March 06, 2017 at 6:59am.

  10. Righteousness does not begin with action but with conviction. The psalmist contemplates the blessings of the one who finds delight in these things. Joy is a consistent characteristic of The people of God.

    Proclaiming them to be like a fruit bearing tree planted by a life giving stream, it is a symbiotic relationship in which the psalmist sees himself drawing from the father and being sustained by Him. In the course of the season he returns the fruit of his labor to the Father. And in this one receives help and sustenance while the other is glorified.

    The opposite is like chaff. Chaff is the useless detritus of corn, wheat, or grain. It drinks in the water but produces nothing of value.

    The Lord is able to distinguish between them and separate them
    in their ways. Can I ask you a question? What is your relationship to God's counsel this morning? Is it burdensome to you or is it your delight?

    by Jared Bollman on March 06, 2017 at 12:58am.