Becoming Like a Tree

Psalm 1:1-3 KJV

1     Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

2     But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

3     And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Psalm 1:1 CSB – How happy is the one who does not walk in the advice of the wicked or stand in the pathway with sinners or sit in the company of mockers!

I. People to avoid

  • Don’t listen to the ungodly
  • Don’t linger with sinners
  • Don’t laugh with scorners

Romans 6:23 KJV – For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

II. Priorities to embrace

Isaiah 53:6 KJV – All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 40:31 KJV – But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

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