Psalm 119

Psalm 119

Romans 1:5 through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the
obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations

Big Idea: Hope fuels Obedience

Gospel -> Hope -> Gratitude -> Obedience

  • Psalm 119:1 Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord!
  • Deuteronomy 28:1-2 “And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. 2 And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God.
  • Psalm 119:2 Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart
  • Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, 9 not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
  • John 8:36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
  • Psalm 119:3 who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways!
  • 1 John 3:9 No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God.
  • James 4:17 So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.
  • Matthew 13:15 For this people’s heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.’
  • 1 Peter 2:8 and “A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense.” They stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.
  • Psalm 119:4 You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently.
  • Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
  • Psalm 119:4 You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently.
  • John 14:15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
  • Psalm 119:5 Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes!
  • Philippians 2:12-13 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.
  • Psalm 119:6 Then I shall not be put to shame, having my eyes fixed on all your
  • commandments.
  • 1 John 2:28 And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming.
  • James 2:17 So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.
  • Psalm 119:7 I will praise you with an upright heart, when I learn your righteous rules.

“Worship and obedience require knowledge of scripture.”

REformation Study Bible

Joshua 1.8a This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall
meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is
written in it.

Revelation 19:13 He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is
called is The Word of God.

First I shake the whole apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch, and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf.”

Martin luther

Psalm 119:8 I will keep your statutes; do not utterly forsake me!

119.1 – the law of the Lord

119.2 – His testimonies

119.3- His ways

119.4 – Your precepts

119.5 – Your statutes

119.6 – Your commandments

119.7 – Your righteous rules

119.8 – Your statutes

Mark 12:30-31 ‘And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ ‘There is no other commandment greater than these.’