I cried out (Psalm 119:145)

“I cried out with all my heart, ‘Yahweh, answer me!’  I will observe Your statutes” (145)

“I seek You with my eyes, I probe with my mind as I meditate on Your word.”  (147)

“Yahweh, You are near and all your commandments are truth.”  (151)

Three keys verses from the 8 verse “Qoph” stanza of Psalm 119 that spoke to me today.

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Blessed blameless ways

“Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD.
Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart–
they do no wrong but follow his ways.

How can a young person stay on the path of purity?  By living according to your word.
I see you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.
I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.”
(Psalm 119:1-3, 9-11, NIV)

This morning I worked with my 10 year old son on reading and then memorizing a few verses from Psalm 119.   (more…)

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