THE WORD AS COUNSELOR Your testimonies are my delight, they are my counselors.  Psalm 119:24 God’s Word is a reliable voice in my ear, guiding me in directions that will never come back to bite me.  Ask three people for advice and you could get three different answers.  That creates an ultimate dilemma.  But God …

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WHEN I AM VILIFIED Even though princes sit plotting against me, your servant will meditate on your statutes.  Psalm 119:23 David had been slandered by Saul.  He had been slandered even by his own sons.  The true disciple who lives like Jesus will be vilified at some point during his life.  Those who are most …

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A PRAYER Deal bountifully with your servant, that I may live and keep your word.  Psalm 119:17 Lord, forgive me for just assuming that another day will be mine.  For years, I just expected that I would awaken as always; alive, healthy, and the world would be what it had always been.  I did not …

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CAN’T FORGET WHAT IS LIFE SAVING I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your Word.  Psalm 119:16 I’ve read many things in the past week that were interesting to me, but most of them I no longer remember.  They were just tidbits, not life-saving pieces of information critical to my existence.