Understanding Uprightness

Walk not alone in life, walk uprightly with God.

Welcome to Spiritual, our weekly religious blog section henceforth. Every Sunday, we will be bringing you cross-religious posts to establish and help you grow spiritually.

Now, no matter where you are or worship, there are numerous things God wants us to know and live according to in this world, and that is – if you believe in God and his power over mankind. One of them that I am going to tackle today is “Walking uprightly before God”.

Let’s pray: “Gracious, Marvelous and Victorious God, I ask of you wisdom as I speak to your people and unto them give understanding through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Well, God wants everyone in this world to live an upright life just as it’s recorded in Proverbs.

“He who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.”

Proverbs 14:2

This clearly shows that God loves those who walk uprightly, because it is a manifestation of their fear (respect) for him.

But what is walking uprightly before God?

It is simply living spotlessly according to who you are. When I say “who you are”, it means the stage of life and situation you are in, namely: childhood, youth, matrimony, old age and every other situation you were called in, be it priesthood, servanthood, leadership, e.t.c (1st Corinthians 7: 17-40).

For example, if one is a child, God wants them to live like a child and not a married person or a youth, if married as the married and not a youth, and vicey versey, and if a servant as a servant and not a master, and so forth.

God wants us to fit into, enjoy and appreciate our stages of life and situations, but without sin.

Why does God wants us to walk uprightly?

To be able to achieve all the good he has predistined us. God has good plans for us, no doubt, and the only way we can achieve those plans is by living uprightly, just as written in Psalms.

“For the Lord God is a sun and a shield; the Lord bestows favour and honour. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.”

Psalms 84:11

So, God wants us to achieve these good things. Just for instance, if you are a youth, the Lord has already set ahead of you a good and proper marriage and some other nicer things in life. The only way to achieve them is by walking uprightly before Him. But if you turn to perverted things and stop living according to how God wants the youth to live, your life will be ruined early, and this will bar you from achieving God’s good plans.

We have learnt that God wants us to walk uprightly and have known what doing so will bring to us.

But how then can we walk uprightly before God.

We will learn about this extensively next Sunday. Thank you for taking your time to read this far.

Let’s pray: Gracious, Marvelous and Victorious God. Thank you for teaching us this day that you need us to walk uprightly before you. To all who have heeded to this call and have chosen to live blamelessly according to how you called them, I pray with them for the strength to do so from You, through the blessed name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.


Till we meet again next Sunday, keep in touch with our blogs and be blessed.



  1. G.W. says:

    Good post! Went right to the heart of the subject and made it clear!

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    1. Oh my, thank you so much. I’m glad you it found a place into your heart and that you found it clear. Glory be to God. Thank you so much. πŸ’–

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  2. This is wonderful! We should also try to understand our Callings and as you said walk upright. Walking Worthy and upright of our callings unto God should be our top priority. Hallelujah bro, Happy Sunday!

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    1. Amen! Thanks for such a revealing and encouraging comment, my friend Mike. Happy Sunday to you too, swain.

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      1. πŸ™πŸ™All glory be returned to God.

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  3. Daphny Aqua says:

    Blessed with your post today! Happy New Year Lam! πŸ’–

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    1. Pleased to know my post has brought you blessings, dear Daphny. Welcome back and stay blessed. Happ new year. ❀

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      1. Daphny Aqua says:

        You’re most welcome! Glad to be back 😊 Stay bessed you too ❀️

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      2. Amen. ❀πŸ₯°πŸ€

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      3. Daphny Aqua says:


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  4. Wic says:

    Good post. It’s right to understand that there’s a way of living that will bring benefits. Useful to remember that those benefits are not always material but rather peace in our hearts as we know the prescience of God. As said in A Course In Miracles, β€œIf you knew who walked beside you, you’d fear nothing”. Walking an upright walk allows for that knowledge

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    1. Indeed! Oh, I’m glad you enjoyed the post and that I can quite resonate with your thoughts. Thank you so much for this noteworthy compliment, Wic.


  5. Beril Atieno says:

    It is absolutely true that God want us to walk uprightly before Him, I know the switness of walking in a pure life as youth, and I have
    really enjoyed that life, I’m still in the race and I know there is something precious God has kept for me ahead. Thanks to Laminsah for such a wonderful message, be blessed always.

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    1. Oh wow, what a wonderful compliment, dear. I’m glad that you could fully resonate with my post. Thank you so much. Keep reading and keep up the purity of your youth, it will ultimately pay the price. Oh, I can’t say how blessed I am. πŸ’–

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  6. Celia Hales says:

    You are so right that we pass through stages in life, and it is good for us not to try to rush things.

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    1. Exactly. I’m glad you understood the message, dear Celia. Thanks for your warm comment. πŸ’–πŸ’•


  7. Jeff Flesch says:

    Beautiful post, Lamittan. Many blessings to you, dear friend. πŸ’–πŸ’–

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    1. Thank you so much, my friend Jeff. It’s heartening that you liked it. Many blessings to you too. πŸ’–πŸ’–

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      1. Jeff Flesch says:

        You’re most welcome, Lamittan. Always. Thank you, my dear friend. πŸ’–πŸ’–

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      2. πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ€

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  8. Many Blessings always Lamittan!πŸ’–

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    1. Thank you, Cindy. Blessings to you too, dear. πŸ’–πŸ’–

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      1. You’re so welcome and thank you too! πŸ’–πŸ’–

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      2. πŸ’–β€πŸŒ·πŸ€—

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