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Commited to the Word

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H.E.A.R method

Psalm 119:1-11

The Word Cheers

Psalm 119:1–4 NKJV
1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord! 2 Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the whole heart! 3 They also do no iniquity; They walk in His ways. 4 You have commanded us To keep Your precepts diligently.

The Word Convicts

Psalm 119:5 NKJV
5 Oh, that my ways were directed To keep Your statutes!
Psalm 119:8 NKJV
8 I will keep Your statutes; Oh, do not forsake me utterly!

The Word Changes

Psalm 119:6–8 NKJV
6 Then I would not be ashamed, When I look into all Your commandments. 7 I will praise You with uprightness of heart, When I learn Your righteous judgments. 8 I will keep Your statutes; Oh, do not forsake me utterly!

The Word Cleanses

Psalm 119:9–11 NKJV
9 How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word. 10 With my whole heart I have sought You; Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments! 11 Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You.

Ways to Apply the Word (What needs to be done)

Scriptural: Does the text provide an application?

Psalm 119:10–11 NKJV
10 With my whole heart I have sought You; Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments! 11 Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You.
Are you seeking the Lord with your whole heart?
Do you have divided affections?
Do you have people in your life that pull you away from the Lord?
Do you engage in activities that keep you from seeking Him?
Do you seek the desires, will, or wants of the Lord or your own?

What daily steps are you doing to hide God’s Word in your heart

What sins, iniquity, transgressions does the passage reveal?
Sins: What moral standard of holy living does the text reveal?
How have you missed God’s standard?
Iniquity: What

Relational: seeking to change how one acts out a role or is dealing with a relationship.

Parent
Spouse
Sibling
Worker
Neighbor
Friend

Educational: seeking to change one’s mindset about the Word by understanding, embracing, and teaching it

Are you trusting the Word?

Emotional: seeking to change one’s feelings about the Word.

Are you passionate about the Word? Do you respect the Word? Do you love the Word? Are you delighting? Are you resting in it? Are your ways committed to it?

Ways to Respond (How will you do those things?)

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