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The Blessed Man: A Devotion for Father's Day

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Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous; for the Lord knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish.” –Psalm 1
“You can tell a lot about a man by the company he keeps”. I don’t know where I first heard this saying, but it is so true. By taking a good look at the way a person lives their life and the kind of people they surround themselves with, it is easy to see their true character. The psalmist here opens the door for us to the entire Psalter by teaching us the difference b…