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“PRESCRIPTION     FOR  HAPPINESS”  PSALM 1
How blessed is the man           who does notwalk in the counsel of the wicked,Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit i...
He will be like a treefirmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season    And its leaf does not wi...
Therefore the wicked  will not stand in the judgment,             Nor sinnersin the assembly of the righteous.           F...
PSALM 1INTERPRETATION: To God’s“Covenant People,” the nation ofIsrael.APPLICATION: To God’s“Current People,” The Church…be...
Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1MAKE GOOD CHOICES:  • Watch your “walk”: NOT in the    counsel of the wicked!  • Watch y...
WALKSTAND SIT
NOT in  thecounsel WALK of thewicked
“Walk by the Spirit and                you will not fulfill the                desires of the flesh…NOT in                ...
NOT in the path        STAND   ofsinners
Therefore, my              beloved brethren NOT           whom I long to in the              see, path         my joy and ...
NOT in the SIT  seat   ofscoffers
Therefore if you have been              raised up with Christ, keep               seeking the things above,              w...
Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1MAKE GOOD CHOICES:  • Watch your “walk”: NOT in the    counsel of the wicked!  • Watch y...
Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1CHOOSE GODLY COMPANIONS!
Proverbs 13:20:  “He who walks withwise men will be wise, but the companion offools will suffer harm.”
Proverbs 22:24-25:“Do not associate with a man       given to anger;        Or go with a     hot-tempered man,  Or you wil...
Proverbs 23:20-21:    “Do not be with heavy   drinkers of wine, Or with  gluttonous eaters of meat;For the heavy drinker a...
Proverbs 24:1-2:  “Do not be enviousof evil men, Nor desire    to be with them;For their minds deviseviolence, And their l...
Proverbs 27:17:“Iron sharpens iron,    So one mansharpens another.”
Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1CHOOSE GODLY COMPANIONS!  Beware of conformity!SEEK WISE COUNSEL!WATCH YOUR PLEASURES!
Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1PRACTICE COGITATION!  Meditate on God and His Word!CULTIVATE GODLY CHARACTER!KNOW THAT C...
The Righteous…               The Wicked…• Blessed!                  • Are like chaff which• He will be like a tree      th...
DOES THE   NEWTESTAMENTAGREE WITH  THIS???
“But one who looks intently at    the perfect law, the law of  liberty, and abides by it, not   having become a forgetful ...
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  1. 1. “PRESCRIPTION FOR HAPPINESS” PSALM 1
  2. 2. How blessed is the man who does notwalk in the counsel of the wicked,Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers! But his delight is in the law of YAHWEH, And in His law he meditates day and night.
  3. 3. He will be like a treefirmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers. The wicked are not so, But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.
  4. 4. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, Nor sinnersin the assembly of the righteous. For YAHWEH knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the wicked will perish.
  5. 5. PSALM 1INTERPRETATION: To God’s“Covenant People,” the nation ofIsrael.APPLICATION: To God’s“Current People,” The Church…believers in Jesus Christ.
  6. 6. Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1MAKE GOOD CHOICES: • Watch your “walk”: NOT in the counsel of the wicked! • Watch your “stance”: Not in the path of sinners! • Watch your “seat”: Not in the seat of scoffers!
  7. 7. WALKSTAND SIT
  8. 8. NOT in thecounsel WALK of thewicked
  9. 9. “Walk by the Spirit and you will not fulfill the desires of the flesh…NOT in Eph. 5:18 the “…so that you will walk in a mannercounsel WALK worthy of the Lord, to of the please Him in allwicked respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the know- ledge of God; Col. 1:10
  10. 10. NOT in the path STAND ofsinners
  11. 11. Therefore, my beloved brethren NOT whom I long to in the see, path my joy and crown, STAND in this way of stand firm in thesinners Lord, my beloved. Philippians 4:1
  12. 12. NOT in the SIT seat ofscoffers
  13. 13. Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at NOT the right hand of God. in the SIT Set your mind on the things seat above, not on the things of that are on earth.scoffers For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 3:1-3
  14. 14. Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1MAKE GOOD CHOICES: • Watch your “walk”: NOT in the counsel of the wicked! • Watch your “stance”: Not in the path of sinners! • Watch your “seat”: Not in the seat of scoffers!
  15. 15. Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1CHOOSE GODLY COMPANIONS!
  16. 16. Proverbs 13:20: “He who walks withwise men will be wise, but the companion offools will suffer harm.”
  17. 17. Proverbs 22:24-25:“Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man, Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself!”
  18. 18. Proverbs 23:20-21: “Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat;For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty,And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags.”
  19. 19. Proverbs 24:1-2: “Do not be enviousof evil men, Nor desire to be with them;For their minds deviseviolence, And their lips talk of trouble.”
  20. 20. Proverbs 27:17:“Iron sharpens iron, So one mansharpens another.”
  21. 21. Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1CHOOSE GODLY COMPANIONS! Beware of conformity!SEEK WISE COUNSEL!WATCH YOUR PLEASURES!
  22. 22. Prescription For Happiness-Psalm 1PRACTICE COGITATION! Meditate on God and His Word!CULTIVATE GODLY CHARACTER!KNOW THAT CHOICES HAVE CONSEQUENCES!!!
  23. 23. The Righteous… The Wicked…• Blessed! • Are like chaff which• He will be like a tree the wind drives away firmly planted by • Will not stand in the streams of water… judgment --which yields its fruit • Will not stand in the in its season assembly --and its leaf does not of the righteous wither• And in whatever he does, he prospers• The Lord knows his way.
  24. 24. DOES THE NEWTESTAMENTAGREE WITH THIS???
  25. 25. “But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.” James 1:25
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