Have you spent enough time in God’s Word to get it? When you read a passage that refers to another passage, do you recognize it? Like, did 118:25-28 remind you of anything?
I will say I look forward to reading God’s Word every day. Being retired, I have the luxury of opening the Bible any time of the day or night. It’s already 10:30 in the morning and I’m sitting here with a cup of coffee, pouring over Scripture and praying. What a privilege.
Over the years I have highlighted some verses in Psalm 119 that spoke to me. You probably know this psalm is about God’s Word to us. The psalmist loves Scripture with a passion. Verse after verse talks about this amazing gift we have in God’s written Word. I’d like to share some of the verses that I’ve highlighted at various times in my life:
I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. (vs 11)
Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors. (vs 24)
My comfort in my suffering is this; Your promise preserves my life. (vs 50)
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. (vs 105)
You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. (vs 114)
This book is a treasure. In it is everything we need to know, every answer to every question. It’s a love letter straight from the heart of God.
Take time to read it today… and tomorrow. Love it. Use it. You won’t want to miss precious verses like these:
I lift up my eyes to the hills — where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. (121:1-2)