A. “How can a young man keep his way pure?” (Ps. 119:9 cf. 24:3-4; Mt. 5:8).
B. “By keeping it according to Your word” (Ps. 119:9 cf. Rm. 12:2).
C. We must keep our way pure (Eccl. 12:1; Ps.119:9-16).
I. Step One: Seek the Lord with all your heart (Ps. 119:10).
A. Seek the Lord (Mt. 7:7; 6:33).
B. Seek the Lord with all the heart (1 Sam. 16:7; Acts 1:24; Mt. 15:18; Ps. 119:2).
C. We are strangers but not wanderers (Ps. 119:10, 19; 1 Pet. 2:11; Ph. 3:20).
II. Step Two: Treasure up God’s word in your heart (Ps. 119:11).
A. There is a correlation between God’s word in the heart and purity of life
B. Difference between casually reading Scripture and treasuring it up in the heart.
C. God’s word is the precious seed buried in the human heart.
III. Step Three: Praise the Lord and ask for His teaching (Ps. 119:12).
A. Placing God’s word in the heart comes with a desire to apply it in our lives
B. How serious a student are you? (2 Tim. 3:15; 4:3-4; 1 Cor. 1:20; 2:5).
A. We must keep our way pure!
B. Do you need to get back on track?