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)

The Benefits of Affliction (Psalm 119:71)

It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I may learn Your statutes. Psalm 119:71 When our life circumstances become difficult, it is easy to lose our spiritual perspective. We spend more time focused on the circumstances rather than the God of the circumstances. The psalmist has learned to benefit from the afflictions [...]

By |2022-03-21T19:23:24-06:00April 11th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on The Benefits of Affliction (Psalm 119:71)

A Sensitive Heart (Psalm 119:70)

Their heart is covered with fat, but I delight in Your law. Psalm 119:70 The previous verse described the psalmist’s enemies as the arrogant who speak lies against him. This verse further describes these enemies as those with hearts that are “covered with fat.” The idea in the Hebrew is that their hearts are dull [...]

By |2022-03-21T13:07:17-06:00April 4th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on A Sensitive Heart (Psalm 119:70)

Facing Opposition (Psalm 119:69)

The arrogant have forged a lie against me; with all my heart I will observe Your precepts. Psalm 119:69 Consider what the proud are willing to do to those they despise. They will not hesitate to speak lies in order to discredit believers. Believers can easily become frustrated, angry, and/or distraught when they face such [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:58:46-06:00March 28th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on Facing Opposition (Psalm 119:69)

God Is Always Good (Psalm 119:68)

You are good and do good; teach me Your statutes. Psalm 119:68 Having a proper perspective of the character of God is essential if we are going to live in appropriate submission to Him. Many people look at this sin-cursed world and derive their concept of God based on their personal circumstances. When they believe [...]

By |2022-03-21T11:23:44-06:00March 21st, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on God Is Always Good (Psalm 119:68)

Blessed Affliction (Psalm 119:67)

Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep Your word. Psalm 119:67 As much as we don’t like the struggles of life, there can be wonderful blessings that only come to us through the experience of suffering. The psalmist acknowledges the benefit he received through the afflictions of life. God used them [...]

By |2022-03-15T08:03:20-06:00March 14th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on Blessed Affliction (Psalm 119:67)

Belief and Action (Psalm 119:66)

Teach me good discernment and knowledge, for I believe in Your commandments. Psalm 119:66 It is easy to believe certain things are true without having them impact your life. For instance, you can believe the Bible is the word of God and yet never get serious about studying it. You can believe there is a [...]

By |2022-03-15T07:57:18-06:00March 7th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on Belief and Action (Psalm 119:66)

Our Trustworthy God (Psalm 119:65)

You have dealt well with Your servant, O Lord, according to Your word. Psalm 119:65 Can you imagine what life would be like if God were like sinful human beings? It would be terrifying. Consider how often we change our minds and how often our emotions swing from highs to lows and back again. We [...]

By |2022-02-04T17:03:55-06:00February 28th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on Our Trustworthy God (Psalm 119:65)

A Remarkable Perspective (Psalm 119:64)

The earth is full of Your lovingkindness, O Lord; teach me Your statutes. Psalm 119:64 When you think of the earth and all that is going on, how would you describe it? We live in a day when the news we hear is generally bad news. Evil is prevalent everywhere and Christians can easily fall [...]

By |2022-02-04T16:32:33-06:00February 21st, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on A Remarkable Perspective (Psalm 119:64)

Fellowship of the Saints (Psalm 119:63)

I am a companion of all those who fear You, and of those who keep Your precepts. Psalm 119:63 After the psalmist describes the opposition he is facing and reminds us that he is still thankful and committed to God’s word, he describes the sweet relationship he has with those who share his spiritual commitments. [...]

By |2022-02-04T16:22:28-06:00February 14th, 2022|Devotions|Comments Off on Fellowship of the Saints (Psalm 119:63)

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