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“The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.” Psalm 37:23-24. We use the word “good” in so many ways. We speak of a good day, a good book, a good dinner, a good friend, a good sermon, a good night’s sleep, and the list goes on and on. In this verse, David is talking about a good man and how the Lord feels about him. What are the criteria for being considered good…

“Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.” Psalm 25:4-5 On Sunday, I had to park on the street as there were no parking places left in front of the church. We have had a lot of snow and rain this winter, so the sidewalks are covered with ice. I was picking my way carefully, watching every step, as I didn’t want to fall, and finally ended up walking on the street, hoping no…

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. Psalm 37:23-24 Still thinking about the Psalm that I looked at yesterday. The Lord delights in us not because of any goodness that is in us, but because we allow our steps to be ordered by the Lord. We will face times of trial and testing, we will falter and fail, but the Lord upholds us with His hand and gives us the strength to…