Tweet Day 206 “Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands.” (Psalm 110:66) Life is a series of decisions. Every day you have to make choices that can affect your life and the life of the people that depend on you. For you to navigate though life successfully you need knowledge and good judgment. God’s word will give you the knowledge you need to make the wise choices. Let the word of God teach you and sharpen your judgment so that you will always make the right decisions; you and your family will reap the reward of your good judgment.
Tweet Day 205 “My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.” (Psalm 119:50) The Psalmist was acquainted with hardships and he knew that prolonged suffering can leave you feeling hopeless and in despair. In those dark times it is the Word of God that will give you hope. God’s promises build your faith and give you strength to carry on. Take time today to search the Word for your sustaining promise and hold on to it with thanksgiving; God’s promise will sustain your life.
Tweet Day 204 “I run in the path of your commands, for you have broadened my understanding.” (Psalm 119:32) You can’t serve the Lord without His help to do so. God’s path is a spiritual path and it requires spiritual understanding to walk on it. But God had given us His Word to broaden our understanding to make us able to live wisely and righteously. Dig into the Word of God today with joy and gratitude; let it transform your thinking and give you the understanding you need to run in the path of the Lord.
Tweet Day 203 “I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I have set my heart on your laws.” (Psalm 119:30) The Word of God helps you remain faithful to the Lord and to others. People waver in their convictions and even wander from the faith because their lives are not grounded on the Word of God. Set your heart on the God’s laws and principles and make the choice to be a person of character and faithfulness.
Tweet Day 202 “I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.” (Psalm 119:45) When you live your life according to the principles and truths found in the Word of God you will live in freedom. You will experience the freedom that comes from righteous choices and wise decisions. You will walk in the blessings of the Lord that come to those who heed the instructions of the Lord. Thank God for His Word as you seek after His precepts with all your heart. Rejoice in the freedom His Word has brought to your life today.
Tweet Day 201 “My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.” (Psalm 119:28) There is a weariness that comes from sorrow and disappointment. It permeates into your soul and brings hopelessness and despair with it. But the Word of God can give you strength in the midst of sorrow; it will lift your spirits and bring new hope. Turn to God’s Word and let it bring His perspective to your situation. Thank God for his Word, and thank Him for giving you strength when you need it most.
Tweet Day 200 “I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word.” (Psalm 119:25) The Psalmist knew from experience that there are times when you get knocked down and are left lying in the dust. That is when you need the power of God’s preserving Word; it will give you strength to pick yourself up and to go on with your life. The Word of God is that powerful, it can keep you and preserve you no matter what you have been hit with. Get into the Word today and thank God that He will pick you back up no matter how hard you fall.
Tweet Day 199 “Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart” (Psalm 119:2) There is a simple formula for living a blessed life; do what the word of God teaches and seek after God with all your heart. If you do these two things, if you make them a central discipline of your life, you will walk in the blessings of the Lord. His word will guide you and give you wisdom to live your life well. And, when you seek God with your whole heart He will reveal Himself to you in a deep and personal way. Thank God for His great promises and press hard after Him; there is where you will find His blessings.
Tweet Day 198 “Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors.” (Psalms 119:24) The Psalmist finds hope in the counsel he gets from reading and meditating on the Word of God. When you make the Word your counselor you will find answers to the issues you face in life. The principles and truths found in the Word bring life and lead to right living. Delight yourself in the Word of God and follow its wise counsel in the issues of life you face today.
Tweet Day 197 “I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms 119:11) If you get the Word of God in you, deep into your heart, it will preserve you from sin. The Word of God checks your motives and it shapes your values. It corrects the way you think about everything and influences the goals of your life. Get into the Word of God with gratitude and an open heart so that you can get the Word in you; it will keep you from sinning, it will make you righteous.