8662 meditation

8662 meditation

Spending time in quietness and usually alone, drawing close to God and listening to him, pondering on his word, his creation, his mighty works or other aspects of his self-revelation.

The importance of meditation

Ps 1:1-3 See also 1Sa 12:24; Job 37:14; Ps 19:14; Ps 48:9; Ps 77:11-12; Ps 104:34; Ps 107:43; Php 4:8; 2Ti 2:7

Meditation on the person of God

Ps 16:8; Ps 63:6 See also Ps 104:34

Meditation on God’s word

Ps 119:15-16 See also Jos 1:8; Ps 1:1-3; Ps 119:23,48,78,95,97,99

Meditation on the works of God

Ps 77:12 See also Ps 111:2; Ps 143:5; Ps 145:5

Meditation on the creation

Ps 8:1-9 See also Ps 104:1-34; Pr 6:6; Mt 6:26-30 pp Lk 12:24-27

Meditation at night

Ps 119:148 See also Ps 16:7; Ps 42:8; Ps 63:6

Examples of people meditating

Jos 1:8; Ps 19:14 See also Job 22:22 Eliphaz’advice to Job; Ps 39:3; Ps 119:78,148; Lk 2:19 Mary; Ac 8:27-35 the Ethiopian eunuch

The results of meditation

Obedience Ps 119:11 See also Jos 1:8; Ps 119:55

Understanding and wisdom Ps 119:97-98 See also Ps 119:27

Praise and worship Ps 48:9-10; Ps 63:5-6; Ps 104:33-35; Ps 119:97

Prosperity and success Jos 1:8

Delight in the Lord Ps 1:2 See also Ps 119:15-16,23-24,77-78

Confidence and faith Ps 16:8

See also

1403God, revelation
1610Scripture
6636drawing near to God
8328quietness
8603prayer, relationship with God

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