Meditate: [הגה] Hagah: Tree Series Part 2

Psalms 1
“1 Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful; But his delight is in the *law of the LORD,
2 And in His *law he meditates {hagah-[הגה]} day and night. He shall be like a tree 3 Planted by the rivers of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also shall not wither; And whatever he does shall prosper.
4 The ungodly are not so, But are like the chaff which the wind drives away. Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment,
5 Nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
6 For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the ungodly shall perish.”

What in the world do trees have to do with meditation? Once again, our master storyteller, The Holy Spirit, is painting beautiful pictures for us, always pointing to Jesus!   He loves to demonstrate to us how blessed one can be whose “delight is in the LAW (Torah) of the LORD.” 💖

The Torah.
“Law,” in this context, is referring to the whole council of God.  The word, “Torah,” itself actually means “Instructions,” in Hebrew.  That’s why the Torah is, “ALL the scriptures,” not just the Ten Commandments.  The entire Old Testament, in fact, is “Instructions in righteousness,” and it’s all about Jesus!   
Planted By Rivers Of Water.
The one who meditates on Jesus will be “like a like a tree planted by the rivers, or rivulets, of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also shall not wither; And whatever he does shall prosper.” “Leaf” refers to your physical health.  But also, the one who is planted by the rivers of water will bring forth fruit in the proper season.
Meditation In Reverse?
Meditation can be either positive or negative.  Fear is actually meditation in reverse. 😮  Instead of focusing on the positive and confessing God’s word, fear is focusing on and confessing the negative, imagining all the possibilities of what could happen…..and probably won’t.  Statistics show that 99% of what we worry about doesn’t come to pass anyway and the 1% that does are usually things over which we have NO control anyway.  So why worry?
How does Jesus define fear?  You may follow the link below for more on that topic:
Meditation Is Medicine. 
It doesn’t matter what is happening in the world or all around us right now. The one who meditates on Jesus will be “Well-watered, prosperous, and blessed” in the midst of it all. He will be evergreen, always fruitful; his health also will never fail and he will enjoy long life, always fresh and young!
Ezekiel 47:12 says about the tree of life:  12 “Along the bank of the river, on this side and that, will grow all kinds of trees used for food; their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. They will bear fruit every month, because their water flows from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food, and their LEAVES FOR MEDICINE.”  
Our “Leaves” are also for the healing of the nations! (See Revelation 22:1-3.)  
How can we be assured that these things are so? The Bible says that all things can be established in the mouth of two or three witnesses. That doesn’t mean you need to get two other people’s opinions but look for other corroborating scriptures that reinforce a given truth.
Prosperity, for instance, is not just about finances, though finances are included in the blessings of Abraham. True prosperity is holistic, touching every area of your life:  Wholeness inside, meaning no depression, fear, guilt, mental illness as well as wholeness outside:  No disease, infirmity, even aging is slowed or reversed!
(For more on that topic, you may read about the complete meaning of the word “Shalom” by following the link below:
Secrets In The Hebrew Language. 
The word for prosper in Hebrew is “Tselakh.”  It is the exact same word as used in Joshua 1:8 and the most frequently used word for “prosperity” in the Bible.  “Hagah,” which is Hebrew for meditate, means to “mutter under your breath.”   Let’s go a little deeper and see what the Hebrew letters reveal.
Hebrew reads from right to left and is a form of picture writing, like Chinese.
Hagah is spelled like this:
The individual letters are these “pictures:”
[ה] = hei, grace;
[ג] = gimel, camel/transportation.
[ה] = hei.
The two “hei [ה]” are separated by the letter “gimel [ג].” Hei is a picture of an open window.  And what does God open up to pour out on us His blessings and grace?  The WINDOWS of Heaven!  He poured out His grace on us when He sent Jesus. “Hei = grace.”
Why Does “Hei” Mean “Grace?”
Hebrew does not use numbers like we do in the West, but letters of the alphabet instead. Hei is the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Each letter, as you saw above, is a picture of something but it is also a number.  Hei is the number “5.”  That’s why we say “five is the number of grace.” God’s Name, “YaHVeH,” is full of GRACE, [יהוה].  As you can see, His Name has two of the letter “Hei.”  The vowels have been added to help you pronounce His Name.  He fills us with His grace [ה] and, since Grace IS Jesus, we are filled with Jesus!
“Gimel [ג]” is a picture of a camel.  Camels were a common mode of transportation in those days.
If you’re really looking for something on which to meditate that will really blow your mind, meditate on “YHVH,” sometime.  You may click on the link below to learn what the Hebrew of His Name letters reveal:
This is what Hagah [הגה] Hagah means:  Grace (Jesus) is transported to grace (us) by chewing on little bits of His word (The bread of life) over and over again, like a cow chewing it’s cud, to extract all the goodness and nourishment out of it.
Ruminant Animals.
Cows are ruminant animals because they chew their cud. They have one stomach with four compartments. By chewing, regurgitating, and chewing what they eat over and over again, the animal is able to extract every last bit of nutrition out of its food. Most often they are found sitting and resting during this lengthy process.
What is our Abba always trying to get US to do? Sit and REST!  But what are we naturally inclined to do?  Worry, stew, fret, and pace the floor.  In any case, we are not resting.
Worry and fear, as I said, are like meditating in reverse: Confessing what you DON’T want or what it IS rather than what you DO want or WHAT GOD’S WORD SAYS about whatever “IT” is that you are troubled.
1 Timothy 4:15 it tells us to do the same thing as in this Psalm; to “meditate {melataó} on these things.  Give yourself ENTIRELY TO THEM, that your progress may be evident to all.”  “Melató” is the Greek equivalent of “hagah,” in Hebrew.  The word for progress in the KJV is translated as “Profiting.”   
There you have it; three corroborating statements on the subject.
Prosperity is clearly linked with meditation.  So, whether there is a financial famine in the world, your company suffers a downturn, you have health problems or suffer some other lack in your life, YOUR FRUIT WILL ALWAYS BE THERE.  Your leaves will always be green and they will NEVER DRY UP as long as you are PLANTED BY THE RIVERS OF WATER  and Meditate, “HAGAH,” on the Word of God.

You may follow the link below to Part 3.  We’re going to learn some more wonderful things about Jesus and what He says about us in the amazing and versatile palm tree!:   

You Shall Flourish Like The Palm Tree: Tree Series Part 3

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