Blessed is the one
who does not walk in step with the wicked
or stand in the way that sinners take
or sit in the company of mockers,
but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,
and who meditates on his law day and night.
It's easy to get caught up in the ways of the world - we are surrounded by the wicked, the sinners and the mockers.
From the tabloid gossip columnists to those in power who use it for unscrupulous ends, we can feel attacked on all sides by those who oppose God's message.
As the Psalmist says, only by meditating on His law day and night, by constantly being grounded in His word, by keeping close to Him can we keep ourselves safe from being caught up in worldly things.