I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications. Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live. The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow. Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
“Then” I called upon the name of the LORD. Not much has changed over the centuries since this Psalm was written. Don’t I still wait until the “pains of hell” have gotten hold of me? Or until I’ve found trouble and sorrow? Yup, “I can do it myself” is firmly ingrained on my heart. And I have been proven to be wrong countless times.
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Morning Psalm 7, Noon Psalm 119:77-84, Evening Psalm 51
An alternate Reading Plan is based on 7 chapters/day from 7 sections of the Scriptures. My groupings are: Genesis-Joshua, Judges to Esther, Job to Song of Solomon, Psalms breaking 119 into convenient sets, Isaiah to Malachi, Matthew to Acts, Romans to Revelation.
Or set your own reading schedule up in convenient groupings as fits your study habits. But a daily time in the Word of the LORD is an absolute.