11/7/16: Belief, Opinion, Action
What is our attitude toward the word of God? Most of us would say we believe it. We may even say we love it. If either or both of those statements are true, then we ought to be acting in agreement with it. That which I believe and love, I hang my life upon.
Psalm 119:128 says, “Therefore all Your precepts concerning all things I consider to be right; I hate every false way” (NKJ). You see, the psalmist took his belief, formed an opinion, and acted upon it. Essentially he says, “I accept your precepts as true (belief), and I consider them to be right (opinion); therefore, I hate every false way (action).
Let’s approach the word of God as the psalmist did. In every one of life’s situations – good, bad, or indifferent – read and accept God’s precepts as true, form a strong opinion that Gods’ word is right, and then act in obedience to that word. We’ll win every time.
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