Prove what is Right in the Eyes of the LORD!

Judges 17:6In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right[03477] in his own eyes.
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Proverbs 14:12There is a way that seems right[03477] to a person, but its end is the way to death.
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Doing what is right in your own eyes seems to end in death
=> the wrong path

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Ephesians 5:9-10 for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth– 10 proving[1381] what is acceptable to the Lord.
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Don’t rely on your own understanding
Don’t be wise in your own eyes
Prove/test what is acceptable/pleasing in the Lord’s eyes
Study/be diligent in rightly dividing the Word of Truth
2Tim 2:15
Trust and acknowledge the Lord in all your ways and
He will make your paths straight/right!
Pro 3:5-7
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Prayer:
Philippians 1:9-11And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment/insight, 10 that you may approve[1381] the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere[1506] and without offense till the day of Christ, 11 being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
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Word Study
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From NetBible Jdg 17:6 & Pro 14:12

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From NetBible Eph 5:10

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From NetBible 2Tim 2:15
Be diligent to present yourself approved[1384] to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

  • be diligent/study[4704] = make every effort with all diligence
  • approved[1384] = shown to be genuine, not counterfeit
  • workman[2040] = teacher, laborer (for God)
  • rightly dividing[3718] = to cut straight, to proceed on a straight path, to make smooth and straight, to teach correctly

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From NetBible Pro 3:5-7
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight[03474]. 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and depart from evil.

  • straight[03474] = right, smooth, pleasing

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From NetBible Phil 1:10

  • proving[1381]= test, examine, discern approve
    *from [1384]
  • sincere[1506] = found pure when unfolded and examined by the sun’s light, tested as genuine, unspotted
  • *from heile (the sun’s ray) and 2919; judged by sunlight, i.e. tested as genuine (figuratively):-pure, sincere.

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Related:
Pure Sincere Hearts{prayer}

 

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One Response to “Prove what is Right in the Eyes of the LORD!”

  1. khollandsblog Says:

     @Khollandsblog 
    Tweets:
    Your Word is
    A Lamp unto my feet &
    A Light unto my path
    For the fruit of the Spirit is in
    All goodness-Righteousness&Truth
    Proving-Learning what is
    Pleasing to the Lord!
    Psalm 119:105;Ephesians 5:9-11 #RightlyDivide
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    Lord-Lead me in the Path of
    Your Word/Commandments
    For there I find Delight
    Rejoicing the heart &Enlightening the eyes!
    Psalm 119:105; 119:35; 19:8 #RightlyDivide
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