I will pay attention to living a life of integrity when will I attain it? I will live with integrity of heart in my house.
"Now as for you, if you commune with me like your father did, with an upright heart of integrity and doing everything that I've commanded you and keeping my statutes and ordinances,
Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."
Teach them repeatedly to your children. Talk about them while sitting in your house or walking on the road, and as you lie down or get up.
If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."
David was successful in all that he did, for the LORD was with him.
Ahimelech answered the king, "Who among all your officials is as faithful as David? He is the king's son-in-law, the captain of your bodyguard, and he's honored in your household.
David reigned over all of Israel, administering justice and equity to every one of his people.
because as Solomon grew older, his wives turned his affections away after other gods, and his heart was not fully as devoted to the LORD his God as his father David's heart had been.
Nevertheless, the high places were not removed from Israel, even though Asa's heart was blameless all of his life.
God also poured out his grace throughout Judah, giving them a dedicated heart to do what the king and princes had decreed according to the message from the LORD.
Hezekiah did this throughout all of Judah, and he acted well, doing what the LORD his God considered to be right and true.
But I am poor and needy; may the Lord think about me. You are my help and deliverer. My God, do not tarry too long! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
We praise you, God! We praise you your presence draws near as we declare your wonderful deeds.
My eyes are looking at the faithful of the land, so they may live with me; The one who lives a life of integrity will serve me.
Leave me, you who practice evil, that I may observe the commands of my God.
Answer me quickly, LORD; my spirit is failing. Do not hide your face from me; otherwise, I will become like those who descend to the Pit,
"Please, LORD," he said, "Remember how I have walked before you faithfully and with a true heart, and I have done what pleases you." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
"The time is coming," declares the LORD, "when I'll raise up a righteous branch for David. He will be a king who rules wisely, and he will administer justice and righteousness in the land.
He must manage his own family well and have children who are submissive and respectful in every way.