Salvation And The Word

Scripture I hope for your salvation, O Lord, and I fulfill your commandments. ~Psalm 119:166, NRSV Quote In time, our great salvation will be consummated; in the meantime, we are to fulfill His commandments. ~Ya’akov Salvation encompasses many things: God saves us from something {hell} to something {heaven} and for something {service}. God saved Israel…

The Word and Revival

Scripture Plead my cause and redeem me; REVIVE me according to Your WORD. ~Psalm 119:154, NASB Quote The Word of God is  synonymous with power: God spoke and creation came into existence–Jesus spoke and the dead were raised to life. ~Ya’akov We are getting very close to the end of Psalm 119 which is an acrostic poem.…

The Word and Prayer

Scripture  I pray with all my heart; answer me, LORD !  ~Psalm 119:145, NLT Quote In prayer, it is better to have a heart with no words than words without heart. ~John Bunyan When cannot pray effectively a part from God’s word. It is the word of God that reveals the will of God and…

God’s Word Is Absolute

Scripture Your laws are perfect and completely trustworthy. ~Psalm 119:138, NLT Quote The Bible is the chart by which the Christians sails to eternity. ~Thomas Watson There are a lot of things a person can do with a bible. What caused the Psalmist so much grief was that most people ignore God’s Word. The bible…

Chain Reaction

Scripture Your laws are wonderful. No wonder I obey them! The teaching of your word gives light, so even the simple can understand.  ~Psalm 119:129-130, NLT Quote If the Israelites had obeyed God’s commandments, there is no imagining how much God would have blessed them. ~Ya’akov This stanza contains a progression and everything begins with worship…

A Guaranteed Blessing

Scripture  Please guarantee a blessing for me. Don’t let the arrogant oppress me! ~Psalm 119:122, NLT Quote God’s delays are not denials. ~Warren W. Wiersbe For the first time in Psalm 119, the word ‘oppress’ appears. Oppression happens when power or authority is abused. When those in power take advantage of the weak and helpless…

Stepping In The Light

Scripture Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path. ~Psalm 119:105, NLT Quote There are two paths in life–one is right and the other is wrong: God’s word is the light that helps us find the right path. ~Ya-akov Practically everyone has committed Psalm 119:105 to memory. It…

Beyond Bible Study

      Scripture Oh, how I love your instructions! I think about them all day long. ~Psalm 119:97, NLT Quote Obedience is the instrument of spiritual knowledge. ~F.W. Robertson This is the 13th stanza of Psalm 119 and like all the rest, the subject is the word of God. Never has there been so…

The Infinite Immutable Word

Scripture Your eternal word, O LORD, stands firm in heaven. ~Psalm 119:89, NLT Quote Though born in eternity past, God’s infallible word is rooted in history and speaks to every generation that will listen. ~Warren W. Wiersbe Stanza 12 begins with the Hebrew letter lamedh. It begins with a strong statement about the word of…

When and How Long?

Scripture My eyes are straining to see your promises come true. When will you comfort me?….How long must I wait? When will you punish those who persecute me?  ~Psalm 119:82-84, NLT Quote Your Father in heaven loves you too much to harm you, and He is too wise to make a mistake. ~Robert T. Ketcham…