Tag Archives: Psalm 119

Incline My Heart

Psalm 119:33-40 asks God to reorient our hearts away from worthless things towards God’s ways and commandments. This is a prayer that God answers by calling us and welcoming us into His house for worship each week. This is the … Continue reading

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In Keeping, Kept

Psalm 119 begins by rejoicing in the blessedness of keeping the law of the Lord. The Psalmist praises the testimonies of God because they keep him from the shame of doing wrong. The Word of God is good in itself, … Continue reading

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Righteous Lord, Righteous Rules

This section of Psalm 119 overflows in praise of God’s righteousness. God Himself is righteous, His rules are righteous, and that righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. This righteousness is what makes God’s testimonies and promises lasting and trustworthy, and so … Continue reading

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Sweeter Than Honey

The Psalmist declares his love for God’s law, and demonstrates that love by meditation and obedience. The blessings of such devotion pour in as he becomes wise and gains understanding. God’s precepts protect him from his enemies, and although a … Continue reading

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Hearts that Lean Toward God

In Psalm 119:105-112, David celebrates the law as a light, as that which gives life, as that which keeps him safe, as his heritage, and as his joy. If this is what we truly believe about God’s word, then our … Continue reading

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