After a particularly difficult day in Air Force training, the Sargent was marching the troops toward the dining hall.

At the corner of the street he called out, "SQUADS RIGHT!"

One airman muttered under his breath, "So now he admits it!"


Ps 119:1-6
1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.
2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.
3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.
4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.
5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!
6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.


Can you really walk with God, "undefiled in the way?" YES!

"And by him (Christ) all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses." (Acts 13:39)

We cannot be justified before God by performing the law perfectly, though we are to have "respect" to all His commandments and try to keep His "precepts diligently."

David understood the importance of striving to "walk in His ways." One one hand, it is not our trying that makes us justified, because we so often fail. It is His acceptance of us that puts us right in God's eyes. But, on the other hand, it is our trying, due to our surrender to His will, that makes us "accepted in the Beloved." Both things work hand-in-hand.

We are blessed because we "seek Him with the whole heart." When we thus seek Him, then our desire is to "keep" His "statutes."

God said to the church in Sardis, "Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy." (Rev 3:4) What makes us worthy? Our walk with God? No! The blood of Christ is what makes us worthy. It is the fact of being justified because of surrender to His will. That's what God accepts. Then He applies the perfect righteousness of Christ to our lives.

Because of our surrender to Christ and His will, God grants us robes of ADOPTION, JUSTIFICATION and HONOR!
He calls us His children,
accepts us as Christ,
and will grant us eternal glory!

Now this gives us REASON to "have respect unto all His commandments" and to try and "walk in His ways!"

Love ya,