Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 30, 2016


Psalm 119:148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. Several verses in this Psalm would seem to indicate that the writer was a “senior adult,” and waking up early (along … Continue reading

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July 29, 2016


Psalm 119:130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. I love the imagery in the Japanese translation: “When the door of Your Word opens, light shines in.” Books in general are doors to worlds … Continue reading

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July 28, 2016


Psalm 119:125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. In the NIV the English has a rhythm to it at first that makes me want to change the last half of the verse to … Continue reading

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July 27, 2016


Psalm 119:98-100 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey … Continue reading

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July 26, 2016


Psalm 119:92-93 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. Life on this earth can be pretty rough. Jesus … Continue reading

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July 25, 2016


Psalm 119:67, 71, 75 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. I know, O Lord, that your laws are … Continue reading

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July 24, 2016


Psalm 119:49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. The more times I read through Psalm 119 the richer it gets for me. This time I’m taking it in 16-verse segments, but there are always … Continue reading

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