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In Praise of God's Word

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Seven times a day I praise You, Because of Your righteous ordinances. - NASB: 1995 Update, Ps 119:164 One of the most useful power tools a homeowner can obtain is a battery powered drill because it is so versatile.  With a variety of attachments that simple drill motor can: 1)...

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The Bible Verses Linda Hall Library

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Psalm 119:160 (NASB95)   -   The sum of Your word is truth, and every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting.Did you know that Kansas City, Missouri contains one of the world's most acclaimed libraries for research in the history of science, engineering, and...

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The Good News of God's Righteousness

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Righteous are You, O LORD, And upright are Your judgments. You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness and exceeding faithfulness. - NASB 1995 Update, Ps 119:137-138.The psalmist begins by ascribing righteousness to God.  God's actions, words, plans, thoughts and...

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A Simple Verse with a Profound Effect

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The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple. - Psalm 119:130 - NASB: 1995 UpdateWhat are the two indispensable tools mechanics must have to work on a car?  A wrench, a computer, or a screwdriver?  When auto mechanics work on cars...

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Being a Servant of God

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122a    Be surety for Your servant for good; …124      Deal with Your servant according to Your lovingkindnessAnd teach me Your statutes.125      I am Your servant; give me understanding,That I may know Your testimonies.Ps 119:122–125 NASB...

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Look For The Lovingkindness of God

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The earth is full of Your lovingkindness, O LORD; Teach me Your statutes. - NASB: 1995 Update, Ps 119:64.Typically, when we look at God's creation  we see His creative genius, His power, His wisdom,  and we are moved to fear Him and worship Him. But, in this verse...

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Do You Long to Keep God's Statutes?

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Oh that my ways may be established to keep Your statutes!  - Psalm 119:5  (NASB)In this verse the psalmist expresses a personal longing in the form of a prayer request.  Specifically, he wants his "ways" to be established to keep God's statutes.  The word "way" is a...

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Why People Miss God's Plan of Salvation and What to Do About It?

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Salvation is far from the wicked, For they do not seek Your statutes.  - Psalm 119:155New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update, Ps 119:155.   In this passage, the psalmist observes that people have a difficult time seeing God's salvation, because they do not seek to know God's...

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Are We Giving God a Five Star Rating?

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In our day and age it seems that we are asked to give ratings for just about every product and service.  The automobile service center wants a good rating so much so that when I pay the repair bill they coach me on how to give them a five star rating.  My family doctor participates in...

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The Bible - A Great Spoil / Learning from Biblical Writers

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Psalm 119:162I  rejoice at Your word, as one who finds great spoil.   When the Psalmist says, "I rejoice at Your word," we know that this verse expresses the personal testimony of the Psalmist.  His rejoicing is real and it flows from the depths of his heart. The...

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