Avoiding Disgraceful Endings

Psalm 119:33-48 – If you desire to finish strong at the end of your life, it is necessary to apply God’s Word now. To avoid a disgraceful ending, diligently learn and relentlessly stay on the scriptural paths.

January 21, 2024

Sermon Notes


  • Discovering the meaning and reasoning behind God’s instructions increases our ability to keep them (119:33-34).
  • If I put my eyes on worthless things, I’ll end up in regretful places (119:35-37).
  • To avoid disgraceful endings, I must develop righteous longings (119:38-40).
  • The only way unfaithful people can be saved is through the faithful love of God (119:41).
  • Trusting in God’s Word removes the pressure of outside influences (119:42-46).
  • We finally understand God’s commands when they move from requirements to privileges (119:47-38).


  • Avoid a disgraceful ending that leaves a legacy of guilt or enters an eternity of regret.
  • We must delay gratification and prioritize salvation, but most people do just the opposite.
  • Salvation – Trust in Jesus for all the times you wouldn’t keep His commands.
  • Sanctification – Trust in Jesus for all the times you want to keep His commands.

Memory Verse

  • Help me stay on the path of your commands, for I take pleasure in it (Psalm 119:35).