Great Peace: Psalms 119:161-168

Psalms 119:161-168 Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble... Oh, how I need to remind myself of these words at this season of life! The ceaseless, 24/7 parenting of a home school family can, at times, be emotionally exhausting during the teen and tween years. For one thing, it can be difficult … Continue reading Great Peace: Psalms 119:161-168

Righteous Forever:Psalm 119:137-144

Psalms 119:137-144 Righteous are you, O LORD, and right are your rules...Your righteousness is righteous forever, and your law is true... Concrete words for an abstract society. I cannot help but be puzzled by this society we live in today; this odd place in human history where opinion and sensation are elevated above logic and reason to the extent that even biologically … Continue reading Righteous Forever:Psalm 119:137-144

Give Me Understanding: Psalm 119:121-128

Psalm 119:121-128 My eyes long for your salvation and for the fulfillment of your righteous promise. Deal with your servant according to your steadfast love and teach me your statutes. I am your servant; give me understanding that I may know your testimonies. . . As I have worked to commit this section to memory, … Continue reading Give Me Understanding: Psalm 119:121-128

Sorrow for Sin: Psalm 119:25-32

Psalm 119: 25-32 There is much in this stanza that I may not have time to cover, but one major theme I see is a beautiful description of grief over sin, confession, and repentance.  I love the progression here: the psalmist feeling weighed down and appealing to God to grant life by His word, the confession of the psalmist's own wayward … Continue reading Sorrow for Sin: Psalm 119:25-32