Long-Term Commitment (Psalm 119:44)

So I will keep Your law continually, forever and ever. Psalm 119:44 The psalmist begins by stating his commitment to obey the truth of God’s word. To keep the law is to guard and watch it with the intent to conform one’s actions to it. Obedience to God’s word is evidence of true conversion. You [...]

By |2021-09-27T16:36:35-06:00October 4th, 2021|Devotions|Comments Off on Long-Term Commitment (Psalm 119:44)

Commitment and Dependence (Psalm 119:8)

I shall keep Your statutes; do not forsake me utterly! Psalm 119:8 The psalmist is making a very bold commitment. The word keep means literally to guard and to conform one’s life to. The psalmist consistently makes it clear that he is not satisfied with knowing the truth. His desire is to live his life [...]

By |2021-05-07T15:59:20-06:00January 25th, 2021|Devotions|Comments Off on Commitment and Dependence (Psalm 119:8)

Personal Commitment (Psalm 119:5)

Oh that my ways may be established to keep Your statutes! Psalm 119:5 Notice that this verse changes to the first person. It is one thing to talk in generalities about God, His Word and our responsibility. It is an entirely different thing to consider these topics in relation to my own life. It seems [...]

By |2021-05-07T16:02:19-06:00January 4th, 2021|Devotions|Comments Off on Personal Commitment (Psalm 119:5)

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