Month: May 2010

So Many Requests

SO MANY REQUESTS Let your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.  Psalm 119:173 I decided to really tune in today with how many times I asked for God’s help.  It is now mid-afternoon and my requests have numbered above … Continue reading So Many Requests

Origin Of A Song

ORIGIN OF A SONG My tongue will sing of your word, for all your commandments are right.   Psalm 119:172 It’s pretty hard to sing when your internal song is absent.  Take it from me; I did concerts this way for nearly a decade.  The light … Continue reading Origin Of A Song

Need Inflates The Value

NEED INFLATES THE VALUE My lips will pour forth praise, for you teach me your statutes.  Psalm 119:171 There should be no such thing as a casual Bible student.  Yet tragically, many hear good Bible teaching on a certain subject, then shrug their shoulders and … Continue reading Need Inflates The Value

Discerning What I Really Need

DISCERNING WHAT I REALLY NEED Let my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your Word!  Psalm 119:169             Do you know the frustration of trying to buy a present for someone who has everything?  If you ask them what they … Continue reading Discerning What I Really Need

Finishing With Resolve

FINISHING WITH RESOLVE I keep your precepts and testimonies, for all my ways are before you.  Psalm 119:168 Charles Spurgeon calls this Psalm ‘David’s life-psalm’.  Now that I am near the end of it, with just a few verses left, I notice that the verses … Continue reading Finishing With Resolve

Making Application

MAKING APPLICATION Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules.  Psalm 119:164 Praise is reserved for Sunday morning worship.  It does not characterize a fraction of most daily prayers. Knowing this, and reading of David’s frequency to praise God for His Word, … Continue reading Making Application

Street-Smart About The Powerful

STREET-SMART ABOUT THE POWERFUL Princes persecute me without cause, but my heart stands in awe of your words.  Psalm 119:161 Unfortunate is the adult who still has the magical thinking of a child.  He expects that life will always be fair and that there will … Continue reading Street-Smart About The Powerful