2201.) Psalm 119:1-16


The Word of God is the key to learning how to walk in ways of the Lord. If we don’t persist in meditating and applying it truths to our lives daily, we will drift away from our walk with God, and that will leave us vulnerable to the fears of this world which will hinder our growth spiritually.

DWELLING in the Word

P119 alphabet blocks

Psalm 119:1-16   (NIV)

Just to keep things interesting — we will be looking at sections of Psalm 119 while we are also reading through Jeremiah. 

Psalm 119 is both the longest psalm and, at 176 verses, the longest chapter in the Bible. It is the prayer of a person who delights in God’s word and wants to live according to it. Included in almost every verse is a synonym for Scripture, such as precepts, or commands, or statutes.

This psalm is an acrostic poem, the stanzas of which begin with the 22 successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet; moreover, the 8  verses of each stanza begin with the same letter of the Hebrew alphabet. For this reason, this chapter is known as the Golden Alphabet of the Bible.

Thinking of alphabets reminds me of what Jesus said in Revelation 1:8 — “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the…

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