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Devotional

Psalm 119-33-40

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 19, 2019 – Friday Psalm 119:33-40   NIV ה He 33 Teach me, Lord, the way of Your decrees, that I may follow it to the end. 34 Give me understanding, so that I may keep Your law and obey it with all my heart. 35 Direct me in the path of Your commands, for there I find delight. 36 Turn my heart toward Your statutes and not toward selfish gain. 37 Turn my eyes away from…

Psalm 119:25-32

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 18, 2019 – Thursday Psalm 119:25-32   NIV ד Daleth 25 I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to Your word. 26 I gave an account of my ways and You answered me; teach me Your decrees. 27 Cause me to understand the way of Your precepts, that I may meditate on Your wonderful deeds. 28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to Your word. 29 Keep me…

Psalm 119:17-24

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 17, 2019 – Wednesday Psalm 119:17-24 ג Gimel 17 Be good to Your servant while I live, that I may obey Your word. 18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in Your law. 19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide Your commands from me. 20 My soul is consumed with longing for Your laws at all times. 21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are accursed, those who stray from Your commands.…

Psalm 119:9-16

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 16, 2019 – Tuesday Psalm 119:9-16 ב Beth 9 How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to Your word. 10 I seek You with all my heart; do not let me stray from Your commands. 11 I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against You. 12 Praise be to You, Lord; teach me Your decrees. 13 With my lips I recount all the laws…

Psalm 119:1-8

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 15, 2019 – Monday Psalm 119 א Aleph 1 Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. 2 Blessed are those who keep His statutes and seek Him with all their heart— 3 they do no wrong but follow His ways. 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying Your decrees! 6 Then I would not…

Psalm 119:1-8

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 12, 2019 – Friday א Aleph 1 Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. 2 Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart— 3 they do no wrong but follow his ways. 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! 6 Then I would not be put…

Psalm 106:24-27

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 11, 2019 – Thursday Psalm 106:24-27   NIV 24 Then they despised the pleasant land; they did not believe His promise. 25 They grumbled in their tents and did not obey the Lord. 26 So He swore to them with uplifted hand that He would make them fall in the wilderness, 27 make their descendants fall among the nations and scatter them throughout the lands. Comments This is simply titled A Psalm of David. Charles Spurgeon…

Psalm 103:17-20

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 10, 2019 – Tuesday Psalm 103:17-20  NIV 17 But from everlasting to everlasting the Lord’s love is with those who fear Him, and His righteousness with their children’s children 18 with those who keep His covenant and remember to obey His precepts.  19 The Lord has established His throne in heaven, and His kingdom rules over all. 20 Praise the Lord, you His angels, you mighty ones who do His bidding, who obey His word. Comments…

Psalm 18:43-44

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 09, 2019 – Tuesday Psalm 18:43-44   NIV 43 You have delivered me from the attacks of the people; You have made me the head of nations. People I did not know now serve me, 44 foreigners cower before me; as soon as they hear of me, they obey me. Comments Whenever you are going to look at the Psalms, you really want to have a good reference. I normally use…
Job

Job 36:8-12

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 08, 2019 – Monday Job 36:8-12    NIV 8 But if people are bound in chains, held fast by cords of affliction, 9 He tells them what they have done—that they have sinned arrogantly. 10 He makes them listen to correction and commands them to repent of their evil.11 If they obey and serve Him, they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity and their years in contentment. 12 But if…
Esther

Esther 4:12-14

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 05, 2019 – Friday Esther 4:12-14 NIV 12 When Esther’s words were reported to Mordecai, 13 he sent back this answer: “Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape. 14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will…
Esther

Esther 3:8-9

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice July 04, 2019 – Thursday Esther 3:8-9    NIV 8 Then Haman said to King Xerxes, “There is a certain people dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom who keep themselves separate. Their customs are different from those of all other people, and they do not obey the king’s laws; it is not in the king’s best interest to tolerate them. 9 If it pleases the king, let…