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With my whole heart I have sought You; Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments!
Its apparent from this confession that the psalmist, having experienced a personal encounter with the living God, responded with a passionate determination to fer ... read more
Your Word I have hidden in my heart that I might not sin against You.
The human heart, in its fallen condition, is an unending abyss of moral darkness and corruption which, in return, motivates a lifestyle that is directly opposed to Gods righte ... read more
Blessed are You, O Lord! Teach me Your statutes.
The psalmist, with an overflowing heart and a few choice words, appropriately ascribes a proclamation of praise to his faithful Creator in this opening statement. No doubt, these words of adoratio ... read more
With my lips I have declared all the judgments of Your mouth.
On the wake of expressing a passionate plea to know the heart and mind of God more intimately, the psalmist, by way of personal confession, reveals the supernatural effect of sitting u ... read more
I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, as much as in all riches.
The world and its system promote material wealth as the source from which human delight and satisfaction are acquired. Affluence in our culture is an ambition that has captiv ... read more
I will meditate on Your precepts, and contemplate your ways. Psalm 119:15
The human mind is comparable to a bottomless pit that generates a diversity of thoughts and concerns that forcefully subdue its attention. Though meditation and contempla ... read more
Oh, that my ways were directed to keep Your statutes! Then I would not be ashamed, when I look into all Your commandments.
The desperate plea of the psalmist was the reaction of understanding the tendencies of his own wandering heart and how it had ... read more
I will praise You with uprightness of heart, when I learn Your righteous judgments.
Anyone who is conscience of the present condition of mans heart will read the opening assertion of this verse and immediately discern the difficulty of this bold dec ... read more
I will keep Your statutes; Oh, do not forsake me utterly!
In this brief statement the reader is given an intimate glimpse into the deepest recesses of a heart that had been conquered by and was now subservient to the kingdom of heaven. The psalmist ... read more
How can a young man cleanse his ways?
By taking heed according to Your word.
Many young men, due to a lack of wisdom, find themselves frequenting the highly-travelled path of immorality that inevitably leads to their future destruction. Their y ... read more