How blessed are those whose way is complete with integrity, righteous and unashamed. They will observe His testimonies diligently so God doesn't forsake them (Ps. 119:1-8). Affliction motivates you to seek God for integrity and be unashamed.
I sought God with all my heart. I have treasured, rejoiced, meditated and delighted in His word. These actions keep me pure so I don't sin, forget or wander from His commandments. God's word is more important than riches (Ps. 119:9-16). Affliction motivates you to meditate on God's word to have a pure heart.
Open my eyes that I may behold wonderful things, live and keep God's word. I long for His word because of reproach and contempt. His testimonies are my delight and counselors as princes talk against me (Ps. 119:17-24). Affliction motivates you to delight in God's counsel to overcome negativity.
Since my soul weeps, grieves and cleaves to the dust, revive and strengthen me according to His word. Teach me so I understand His precepts. God enlarges my heart as I run the way of His commandments to remove the false way (Ps. 119:25-32). Affliction motivates you to understand God's word to not live out lies through your false self.
Teach and give me understanding so I keep His word with all my heart. Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity so I long for Your precepts and reverence You. Instead of reproach, revive me in Your righteousness and ways (Ps. 119:33-40). Affliction motivates you to obey His word so you don't look at vain things.
As Your lovingkindness and salvation come according to your word, I will answer persecutors and speak before kings. I walk in liberty as I seek and keep His precepts. I delight, love and meditate on His commandments without shame (Ps. 119:41-48). Affliction motivates you to walk in liberty as you meditate on God's love and commandments.
His word comforts and revives me as I remember it during affliction or attacks. I burn with indignation when the wicked forsake God's law. I sing His statutes and remember His name in the night during tough times (Ps. 119:49-56). Affliction motivates you to allow God's word to comfort and revive you.
I considered my ways and entreated His favor before experiencing grace. When the cords of the wicked encircled me, I hastened to obey His commandments. I thank God at midnight and seek fellowship with those who fear Him because of His righteous ordinances (Ps. 119:57-64). Affliction motivates you to walk with those who fear God so you can experience grace.
Disciplines in God’s Word Resulting in Obedience and Accountability: Mind Filled with Truth
1. Seek God for integrity and be blameless
2. Meditate on God's word to have a pure heart
3. Delight in God's counsel to overcome negativity
4. Understand God's word to not live out lies through your false self
5. Obey His word so you don't look at vain things
6. Walk in liberty as you meditate on God's love and commandments
7. Allow His word to comfort and revive you
8. Walk with those who fear God for accountability so you can experience grace