Principles for Successful Christian Living

(Psalm 119:57?64)

I. You Must Make A Commitment. (Verse 57)

II. There Needs To Be Prayer. (Verse 58)

  • A. God will not answer those who do not answer Him.(Prov. 1:24, 28)
  • B. God will not answer the prayer of a hard-hearted man.(Prov. 21:13)
  • C. God will not hear the prayer of one who hates good and loves evil.(Micah 3:2-4)
  • D. God will not answer the prayer of an unforgiving man.(Mark 11:25)
  • E. God will not answer the prayer of a doubtful man.(James 1:6-7)

III. There Must Be Self Examination.(Verse 59)

  • A.We must examine our doctrine. (II Cor. 13:5)
  • B. We must examine our works. (Gal. 6:4)
  • C. We must examine our heart. (I Cor. 11:28)

IV. WeMustConquerDelay.(Procrastination)(Verse 60)

V. We Must Choose Our Companions Carefully. (Verse 63)

  • A. "The companion of fools will be destroyed."(Prov. 13:20)
  • B. "Evil company corrupts good habits."(I Cor. 15:33)

VI. We Must Be A Life-Long Student.(Verse 64)


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