Daily Light #64 ~ Foreigner In the Land

Psalm 119:17-19, 25-30, 32 ~ New Living Translation

Be good to your servant,

that I may live and obey your word.

Open my eyes to see

the wonderful truths in your instructions.

I am only a foreigner in the land.

~

I lie in the dust;

revive me by your word.

I told you my plans, and you answered.

Now teach me your decrees.

Help me understand the meaning of your commandments,

and I will meditate on your wonderful deeds.

I weep with sorrow;

encourage me by your word.

Keep me from lying to myself;

give me the privilege of knowing your instructions.

I have chosen to be faithful;

I have determined to live by your regulations.

~

I will pursue your commands,

for you expand my understanding.


4 thoughts on “Daily Light #64 ~ Foreigner In the Land

  1. This is such a beautiful Psalm Rhen. My honey just mentioned that it is also the longest chapter in the bible. I did not know that or had forgotten. Beautiful pick though. I love the Psalms and when I was young and needed to read God’s word I would pic up the bible and reach Psalms. David was such a beautiful poet and song writer. Have a blessed evening my dear friend. Love you Joni

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    1. Hi Joni–yep, it’s the LONG one, haha, so I’ve divided it up. David was amazing in many ways–I was reading the passage today in which he made a horribly fateful decision which cost him much, and yet God loved him faithfully and unfailingly. I felt a real connection to him. Have a blessed evening–you and your honey ❤

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