The Pure Life

June 26, 2022 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Psalms

Passage: Psalm 119:9–16

Main Idea: Guarding our motivations, thoughts, words, and actions according to God’s Word allows believers to live a pure life that pleases the Lord.

  • 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.
    • Proverbs 9:1–6, 13–18

Purity is Found in Guarding Your Motivations According to the Word

  • 10a, 11 With my whole heart I seek you;... I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. 
    • Jeremiah 17:9
  • 14 In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches.
    • Psalm 19:7–11

Purity is Found in Guarding Your Thoughts According to the Word

  • 12 Blessed are you, O Lord; teach me your statutes!
    • Psalm 86:11
  • 15, 16 I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.
    • Joshua 1:8
    • Philippians 4:8

Purity is Found in Guarding Your Words According to the Word

  • 13 With my lips I declare all the rules of your mouth.
    • Proverbs 18:21
    • Luke 6:43–45

Purity is Found in Guarding Your Actions According to the Word

  • 10b let me not wander from your commandments!
    • Proverbs 6:20–23

So What?

  • The command for every Christ-follower is a life of purity, and He has provided His word in order that we might live pure lives.
    • Romans 12:1, 2

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