Posts from September 2017

Posts from September 2017

Partake

176 words on 176 Verses. Verse 17 Partakers

176 words on 176 verses “Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, And keep thy word.”  (Ps 119:17)   To think that all the Earth is the Lords and the fullness thereof, to think that not only does it all belong to the Lord but that he gives to whomsoever he will, all are partakers with him. To think again moreover that those who are his own will inherit not only eternal life, though that would suffice me;…

176 Word on 176 Verses. Ps 119:16 Delighted

“I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.”  (Ps 119:16) It is difficult to forget the things we have delighted ourselves in. That which grieves us and makes things difficult in our life, that which causes pain and heartache are all willfully forgotten for none of them are delighted in. But that which brings joy to our hearts and puts a spring in our step and motivates us to forge ahead even in times of…

176 Word on 176 Verses. Ps 119:15 Meditation

176 words on 176 Verses. “I will meditate in thy precepts, And have respect unto thy ways.”  (Ps 119:15) The concept of meditation in the 21st century is one where the mind is to rest upon nothing. The encouragement is for no thought to enter in, to leave the mind with a mental vacuum, divorced from consideration and concern. This, it is thought, will provide rest for the weary soul and revive the energy of the heart. But this meaning…