” I will behave myself wisely and give heed to the blameless way – O when will You come to me? I will walk within my house in integrity and with a blameless heart. ” – Psalm 101: 2. This is a possible rendering, but the words may mean, I will give heed unto the way of integrity, deliberately and of set purpose make whole-hearted devotion to God and perfect uprightness towards men the rule of my conduct: Psalm 101: 6; Psalm 15:2.
The appeal of earnest longing, eager for closer fellowship with God. It recalls David’s words in 2 Samuel 6: 9, and may possibly be an allusion to the promise of Exodus 20: 24 ” An altar of earth you shall make to Me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In every place where I record My name and cause it to be remembered I will come to you and bless you. ” Obedience to God’s commandments is the condition of such a fellowship ( John 14: 23 ). Even in privacy of my own palace, I will order my conduct in the integrity of my heart: Psalm 18: 23; Psalm 78: 72; Proverbs 20: 7 ” The righteous man walks in his integrity; blessed ( happy, fortunate, enviable ) are his children after him. “
The recesses of an Eastern palace were often foul with lust, and hid extravagances of caprice, and self-indulgence. But this ruler will behave there as one who has Jehovah for a guest.
” Again He sets a definite day, ( a new ). Today, and gives another opportunity of securing that rest, saying through David after so long a time in the words already quoted, Today, if you would hear His voice and when you hear it, do not harden your hearts.” – Hebrews 4: 7.