Continuing in Psalm 101 as we start a new year—to walk in the blameless way. As David carefully speaks, giving attention to His heart toward God.
He starts by walking in His house first. From his house he saw Bathsheba; from the same balcony where he praised and prayed every morning.
Walking in integrity in every room of our house is the highest priority. There is nothing that goes unheard or unseen before our Lord. David now sees the importance of what he puts before his eyes. The standard now is: what is in his house must be of worth. “I will set no worthless thing before me.” The word set has a sense of lasting. No matter what is in the house, he judges it with integrity, defined as purity; genuine, unadulterated, unimpaired state.
““May peace be within your walls, And prosperity within your palaces.” For the sake of my brothers and my friends, I will now say, “May peace be within you.””
Psalms 122:7-8 NASB2020
Jesus says, if we have eyes to see and ears to hear, how important it is to our walk. Our walk begins in our house. Continuing to inquire of the Lord in this passage.
-Keith Curlee, president
A Psalm of David.
I will sing of mercy and justice;
To You, Lord, I will sing praises.
I will carefully attend to the blameless way.
When will You come to me?
I will walk within my house in the integrity of my heart.
I will set no worthless thing before my eyes;
I hate the work of those who fall away;
It shall not cling to me.
A perverse heart shall leave me;
I will know no evil.
Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy;
I will not endure one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart.
My eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me;
One who walks in a blameless way is one who will serve me.
One who practices deceit shall not dwell within my house;
One who speaks lies shall not maintain his position before me.
Every morning I will destroy all the wicked of the land,
So as to eliminate from the city of the Lord all those who do injustice.