Posts from July 2017

Posts from July 2017

176 Words on 176 Verses, Psalm 119:11

176 words on 176 Verses. “ Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.”  (Ps 119:11)  The most assured way to not wander from his commandments is to hide his word in our hearts. But what miracle is this? Can we truly presume that a word hidden in our heart can keep us from sin? We can if that word is Gods own word. We are reminded that all Scripture is given by inspiration…

176 Words on 176 Verses, Psalm 119:10

176 words on 176 Verses. “ With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.”  (Ps 119:10) It is with our heart that we seek after the Lord; it is our heart that rejects God and it is only our heart which believes. The evangelist was asked what it may be that can hinder a man from baptism, his answer “if thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest” (Acts 8:37). Therefore, it is…

176 words on 176 verses Psalm 119:9

176 words on 176 Verses.   “ Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way?  By taking heed thereto according to thy word.”  (Ps 119:9) Yet again we find that action taken upon the word of God to be that necessary thing by which we may be cleansed. A young man may have opportunity to change much in his life if it be his mind, but how? No question that we all should seek early to cleanse our way, to be…

176 Words on 176 Verses. Psalm 119:8

176 words on 176 Verses. “ I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.”  (Ps 119:8)  There is certainly not a statute we can keep if we have not learned them (v7) and if we have learned them but not kept them then it is also certain we have not learned them, for not to do is not to know. But o to keep the statutes of the Lord, what a joy it is. Everything changes, not only our…