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I will also speak of your testimonies before kings and shall not be put to shame, for I find my delight in your commandments, which I love. "For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being," Romans 7:22 Why did Paul and the Psalmist who wrote the…
I will keep your law continually, forever and ever, and I shall walk in a wide place, for I have sought your precepts. The relationship between the Law of God and my walk as a disciple of Jesus Christ. When the Law is my docent to life, that life is…
And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth, for my hope is in your rules. The Word of Truth, that precious word that reveals reality, that displays both good and evil in pure detail. My prayer is that all words coming from my mouth will be…
Let your steadfast love come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise; then shall I have an answer for him who taunts me, for I trust in your word. The answer to all the world's taunts and challenges lies in the Word; my challenge is to trust…
Behold, I long for your precepts; in your righteousness give me life! It is through Your salvation, through Your gift of the Holy Spirit that I am able to live according to Your righteousness. How I long to enter more deeply into Your Kingdom, that place where Your precepts rule…
Behold, I long for your precepts; in your righteousness give me life! It is through Your salvation, through Your gift of the Holy Spirit that I am able to live according to Your righteousness. How I long to enter more deeply into Your Kingdom, that place where Your precepts rule…
Turn away the reproach that I dread, for your rules are good. Lord, give me the strength to stand against the culture as I suffer scorn and derision for Your name's sake. Give me strength to stand for Your Word even in the face of criticism of my obedience. Today's…
Confirm to your servant your promise, that you may be feared. These great and precious promises, Lord, must inspire a fear of You in me that is terror at being in the Presence of the Almighty while being awed at the Power of the Living God and being completely overwhelmed…
Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to selfish gain! Lord, guide me into the proper priorities, seeking first Your kingdom and Your righteousness. Keep me from being concerned with my selfish desire, but direct me in serving my neighbors and into supplying their spiritual and temporal needs Turn…
Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. Understanding/wisdom/discernment--all interconnected, all absolutely necessary and all a gift through the Holy Spirit to enable me to walk along the King's Highway. The Way of Righteousness, Peace and Joy in the Holy Spirit. Lead…
Teach me, O LORD, the way of your statutes; and I will keep it to the end. This has got to be heart learning, not head learning. Lord, teach me, transform me, make me totally new. It is impossible for me to live according to Your Word without such a…
My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to your word! When I told of my ways, you answered me; teach me your statutes! Make me understand the way of your precepts, and I will meditate on your wondrous works. My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me…
I will run in the way of your commandments when you enlarge my heart! What does an enlarged heart provide? Strength, endurance, vitality and joie de vivre. The result is that I run through life, I am filled with the righteousness, peace and joy that is life in the Spirit,…
I cling to your testimonies, O LORD; let me not be put to shame! An interesting linkage of thoughts, the Psalmist is more concerned about failing to be faithful to You than anything else. It would be the expected reaction from someone who was not striving to be obedient to…
Put false ways far from me and graciously teach me your law! False ways--hypocrisy. Whitewashing sin with a skim coating of pride and religiosity. Yet it is the Law that exposes this false way of living and brings me into the Kingdom to live in the righteousness, peace and joy…