Posts from August 2019 (Page 2)

Posts from August 2019 (Page 2)

Psalm 119:1 and 176

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 14, 2019 – Wednesday Psalm 119:1 and 176    NIV א Aleph through ת Tav/Taw 1 Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek Your servant, for I have not forgotten Your commands. Comments It was a little over a month ago, on July 12, when I decided to comment on each of the twenty-two…

Psalm 119:169-176

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 13, 2019 – Tuesday Psalm 119:169-176    NIV ת Tav/Taw 169 May my cry come before You, Lord; give me understanding according to Your word. 170 May my supplication come before You; deliver me according to Your promise. 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for You teach me Your decrees. 172 May my tongue sing of Your word, for all Your commands are righteous. 173 May Your hand be ready to help me, for I have…

Psalm 119:161-168

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 12, 2019 – Monday Psalm 119:161-168    NIV ש Shin/Sin 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at Your word. 162 I rejoice in Your promise like one who finds great spoil. 163 I hate and detest falsehood but I love Your law. 164 Seven times a day I praise You for Your righteous laws. 165 Great peace have those who love Your law, and nothing can make them stumble. 166 I wait for Your salvation,…

Psalm 119:153-160

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 09, 2019 – Friday Psalm 119:153-160    NIV ר Resh 153 Look on my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten Your law. 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to Your promise. 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out Your decrees. 156 Your compassion, Lord, is great; preserve my life according to Your laws. 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have…

Psalm 119:145-152

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 08, 2019 – Thursday Psalm 119:145-152    NIV ק Qoph/Qof 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, Lord, and I will obey Your decrees. 146 I call out to You; save me and I will keep Your statutes. 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in Your word. 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on Your promises.…

Psalm 119:137-144

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 07, 2019 – Wednesday Psalm 119:137-144    NIV צ Tsadhe/Tsade 137 You are righteous, Lord, and Your laws are right. 138 The statutes You have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore Your words. 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget Your precepts. 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and Your law is true.…

Psalm 119:129-136

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 06, 2019 – Tuesday Psalm 119:129-136    NIV פ Pe/Pey/Fey 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. 130 The unfolding of Your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for Your commands. 132 Turn to me and have mercy on me, as You always do to those who love Your name. 133 Direct my footsteps according to Your word; let no sin rule over me. 134 Redeem…

Psalm 119:121-128

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 05, 2019 – Monday Psalm 119:121-128    NIV ע Ayin 121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors. 122 Ensure Your servant’s well-being; do not let the arrogant oppress me. 123 My eyes fail, looking for Your salvation, looking for Your righteous promise. 124 Deal with Your servant according to Your love and teach me Your decrees. 125 I am Your servant; give me discernment that I may understand Your…

Psalm 119:113-120

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 02, 2019 – Friday Psalm 119:113-120    NIV ס Samekh/Samek/Samech 113 I hate double-minded people, but I love Your law. 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in Your word. 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! 116 Sustain me, my God, according to Your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. 117 Uphold me, and I will…

Psalm 119:105-112

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 01, 2019 – Thursday Psalm 119:105-112    NIV נ Nun 105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. 106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow Your righteous laws. 107 I have suffered much; preserve my life, Lord, according to Your word. 108 Accept, Lord, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me Your laws. 109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I…
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