Lord, Bless Me
C. H. Spurgeon said, "We write our blessings in dust and our injuries in marble, and it is equally true that we generally inscribe our afflictions upon brass while the records of the deliverances of God are written in water."
Lord, BLESS Me!
A PERSONAL PRIORITY of INTEGRITY
"Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts. And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting." (Psalm 139: 23-24)
"Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts... Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow." (Psalm 51; 6-7)
Spurgeon wrote, "We must cultivate the highest degree of godliness because our work imperatively requires it. Our work is only well done, when it is well with ourselves. As is the workman, so will be the work."
Tony Dungy writes, ""Integrity is the choice between what's convenient and what's right. Others determine your reputation, but only you determine your integrity."
INTEGRITY IS WHAT WE ARE WHEN NO ONE IS AROUND
An ABSENCE of Integrity DEFLECTS the Blessing
"Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden good things from you." (Jeremiah 5: 25)
Turned away: natah--"to bend away, to deflect"
INQUITY instead of INTEGRITY is a ROOF that SHIELDS God's Blessings and a ROBBER that STEALS God's Blessings
An ABUNDANCE of Integrity DETERMINES the Blessing
"Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. He shall receive the BLESSING from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation." (Psalm 24: 3-5)
"Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, an ...
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