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BRUCE MCGEE MINISTRIES
Gary Godard Chief Technical Officer
Johnny: Teacher, would you punish me for something I didn't do?
Teacher: Of course not.
Johnny: Good, because I didn't do my homework.
11 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
12 What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
15 The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears
are open unto their cry.
LIGHT from the WORD.
In this song, David encourages us to put God at the FOREFRONT
of our lives!
The word "fear" in verse 11 is translated from the Hebrew
It means to have exceeding reverence.
And verse 15 is in our Scripture above reveals an AWESOME truth!
God is WATCHING those who are TRYING!
And, He is LISTENING to their calls for help!
If a person truly has committed to live for Christ, and is trying,
that person can EXPECT help from God in EVERY situation!
What a WONDERFUL realization!
Verse 7 of this same Psalm says almost the same thing.
"The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that
fear him, and delivereth them."
Notice this does NOT say that those living for Christ will be
In fact it intimates that trouble is a CERTAINTY.
How else could we need God to DELIVER us unless we were
One thing that is exciting about this is that:
when we live the way our Father teaches us,
we are FREE to live honestly and trutfully!
THINK about this: Jesus is constantly surrounding His people
with his presence, protection and provision!
Now, Jesus (through His WORD) is our TEACHER!
Have EXCEEDING REVERENCE for Him!!
DO your HOMEWORK!!!