Rich Beyond Measure (Psalm 119:72)

The law of Your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces. Psalm 119:72 Once in a while a story will hit the news about a person who lived their entire life on a rather meager amount of money, only to find that they had always had in their possession things [...]

By |2022-03-21T19:38:08-06:00April 18th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on Rich Beyond Measure (Psalm 119:72)

Scripture-Based Prayer (Psalm 119:58)

I sought Your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to Your word. Psalm 119:58 The first phrase could be translated I sought Your face. It is relational. The psalmist had hope in the goodness and grace of the covenant keeping God. With all my heart is instructional. You cannot do more [...]

By |2022-01-02T23:32:05-06:00January 10th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on Scripture-Based Prayer (Psalm 119:58)

The Relationship between Love and Delight (Psalm 119:47)

I shall delight in Your commandments, which I love. Psalm 119:47 I have often counseled young couples who are anticipating marriage. Many have longed for their wedding day. Because of the love they have for one another, they easily find time to spend together. The truth is, if they did not have an intense desire [...]

By |2021-10-25T06:28:42-06:00October 25th, 2021|Devotions|Comments Off on The Relationship between Love and Delight (Psalm 119:47)

Speaking the Truth (Psalm 119:43)

And do not take the word of truth utterly out of my mouth, for I wait for Your ordinances. Psalm 119:43 Is it possible for a person who truly believes in God’s word to keep silent concerning it? The psalmist sees a direct link between waiting for God’s word and speaking it. It would be [...]

By |2022-03-28T14:26:55-06:00September 27th, 2021|Devotions|Comments Off on Speaking the Truth (Psalm 119:43)

Navigating in an Alien World (Psalm 119:19)

I am a stranger in the earth; do not hide Your commandments from me. Psalm 119:19 Have you ever gone to another country where you did not speak or understand the language? It can be extremely frustrating and even scary. Communicating with hand signals can only get you so far. It can also be unsettling [...]

By |2021-05-07T15:54:59-06:00April 12th, 2021|Devotions|Comments Off on Navigating in an Alien World (Psalm 119:19)

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