God’s Word is Wonderful

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Relationships
  1. There is nothing more satisfying than getting to know God’s Word (vv. 129-131).
    1. God’s Word is wonderful (v. 129). - “Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.”
    2. God’s Word is enlightening (v. 130). - “The entrance of thy Words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.”
    3. God’s Word is satisfying (v. 131). - “I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.”
  2. There is nothing more liberating than getting to know God’s blessing (vv. 132-135).
    1. God’s grace is required (v. 132). - “Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me....”
    2. God’s direction is sought (v. 133a). - “Order my steps in thy Word....”
    3. God’s protection is requested (v. 133b). “...and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.”
    4. God’s deliverance is desired (v. 134). - “Deliver me from the oppression of man...”
    5. God’s teaching of the commandments is needed (v. 135). - “Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes.”
  3. There is nothing more tragic than ignoring God’s law (v. 136).

Application

My desire is to constantly be building my relationship with God by getting to know His Word better and in experiencing His blessing as outlined in this passage. The only way this can be accomplished is by spending time with Him.

Psalms 119:129-136 (English Standard Version)


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