Walking in Righteousness, Nov 23, 2008

Walking in Righteousness

1 Cor. 5:21
– I am the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus

Ps. 34
– We all ahve stuff in our lives – trials. In the midst of those I will praise the Lord
– v.4 “God met me more than halfway, he freed me from my anxious fears.” (The Message) “I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.” (NIV)
– we are not to live in fear
– v.6 – God will deliver us when we are in a tight spot
– v.7 – there’s a circle of angels around us

2 Kings 6:16
– we’ve got to see the invisible, praying in faith
– need God’s perspective on things, ask Him
– God is a strong tower and we need to run to Him when we’re at the end of our rope

– when I’m at my lowest, God’s at His best
Ps. 34:9 – worship opens doors to all God’s goodness and provides break throughs
Malachi 3:8-11 – worship God in our giving
– those who seek God lack nothing (v.10)
– live with expectancy in what God’s going to do today

1 Peter 3:10-12
– God’s eyes are on the righteous
– speak good words to people
– don’t be divisive and stir up problems and gossip – James 1:26

Ps. 34:15 – the eyes of the Lord is on the righteous
– v.17 – God will help me when I cry out to Him

1 Kings 1:29 – God transforms us so we are different