Psalm 101 Outline
– David wanted to sing about God’s love and justice and walk uprightly before him (Psalm 101:1-2)
– David wanted to stay away from temptations (Psalm 101:3)
– David hates wicked people who do evil deeds (Psalm 101:4)
– David wanted to silence slanderous neighbors (Psalm 101:5)
– David wanted to protect and uphold the righteous (Psalm 101:6)
– David wanted to make sure the deceitful will not work in his palace (Psalm 101:7)
– David is determined to seek justice for the mistreated people (Psalm 101:8)
Psalm 101 Summary
In Psalm 101:1-2, David said he will sing of God’s love and justice and sing praise to him. He will be careful in leading a blameless life.
In Psalm 101:3, David is determined to walk before God with a blameless heart. He will not put himself into temptation by seeing vile thing.
In Psalm 101:4, David hates the deeds of wicked people, who are perverted to do evil and will stay away from them.
In Psalm 101:5, David is eager to silence neighbors who slander in secret. He will make sure a proud person is brought down.
In Psalm 101:6, David wanted to protect and uphold those who are faithful to God and walk blamelessly in the land.
In Psalm 101:7, David make sure that no one who is deceitful and tell lies will work at his palace.
In Psalm 101:8, David is determined to seek justice for the mistreated and getting rid of the wicked people from the land.
Psalm 101 Bible Study
1. Stay away from all kinds of evil
After you become a new born Christian, you must stop sinning. You should also stay away from things that tempt you into sin. For example, if you used to smoke cigarettes, you should stay away from people that smoke or places where there are many people smoking. Your sins will not be automatically washed away if you sin after you become a believer. Every day, you should examine yourself to see if you have sin against God in any area of your life. After that, you must confess your sin and repent sincerely. Then, your sins will be washed away and blotted out completely.
In 1 John 1:8-9, if we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. In James 2:10, for whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all. In Matthew 26:41, watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. In 1 Peter 5:8, be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
In James 1:14, but every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. In Luke 17:1, then said he unto the disciples, it is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come! In James 4:7, submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. In James 2:10, for whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.