Meditating On The Word

In the Bible we are told that it is important for us to focus or meditate upon the word of the Lord. ¬†Meditation is not something that many Christians are familiar with. ¬†The reason is that there is a secular way of doing it that is more of a taboo than a positive way of focusing our energy on the Lord and His word. In Genesis 24:63 "Isaac went out to meditate in the field in the evening, and he lifted his eyes and looked, and there the camels were coming." ¬†The NKJV Bible states that "to meditate may mean to walk around in thought...to do much more than contemplate. ¬†The idea is that one would reflect upon God's Word in a thoughtful way, appropriating its trough personally and applying them to life." Joshua 1:8 ¬†"This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. ¬†For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success." Joshua was instructed to meditate upon the word by God. ¬†This was to be a part of his daily life. ¬†We should assume that it is also to be a part of our lives as well. Psalm 1:2 ¬†But his delight is in the law of the … [Read more...]

Proverbs 7

1 My son, keep my words, And treasure my commands within you. 2 Keep my commands and live, And my law as the apple of your eye. 3 Bind them on your fingers; Write them on the tablet of your heart. 4 Say to wisdom, ‚ÄúYou are my sister,‚ÄĚ And call understanding your nearest kin, 5 That they may keep you from the immoral woman, From the seductress who flatters with her words. 6 For at the window of my house I looked through my lattice, 7 And saw among the simple, I perceived among the youths, A young man devoid of understanding, 8 Passing along the street near her corner; And he took the path to her house 9 In the twilight, in the evening, In the black and dark night. 10 And there a woman met him, With the attire of a harlot, and a crafty heart. 11 She was loud and rebellious, Her feet would not stay at home. 12 At times she was outside, at times in the open square, Lurking at every corner. 13 So she caught him and kissed him; With an impudent face she said to him: 14 ‚Äú I have peace offerings with me; Today I have paid my vows. 15 So I came out to meet you, Diligently to seek your face, And I have found you. 16 I have spread my bed with … [Read more...]

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