Where Can You Find Something That Is…

1. True and Reliable – “The ordinances of the Lord are true and righteous altogether” (Psalm 19:9). “Sanctify them in the truth; thy word is truth” (John 17:17; cf. Psalm 119:142; Hebrews 6:17-18).

2. Powerful – “Is not my word like fire, says the Lord, and like a hammer which breaks the rock in pieces?” (Jeremiah 23:29; Isaiah 55:10-11).

3. Pure – “The words of the Lord are pure words; as silver refined in a furnace of earth, purified seven times” (Psalm 12:6).

4. Eternal – “The word of the Lord abides forever” (1 Peter 1:25; Psalm 119:160).

5. Reviving – “The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul” (Psalm 19:7; Psalm 119:50, 37, 93, 107; Matthew 4:4; John 6:63).

6. Delightful – “Trouble and anguish have come upon me, but thy commandments are my delight” (Psalm 119:143, 16, 92, 111, 174; 19:8).

7. Strengthening – “My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me according to thy word!” (Psalm 119:28).

8. Hopeful – “I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in thy words” (Psalm 119:147, 43, 74, 81).

9. Comforting – “This is my comfort in my affliction, that thy word gives me life” (Psalm 119:50).

10. Guiding – “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light to my path” (Psalm 119:105).

11. Saving – “Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek thy statutes” (Psalm 119:155).

Therefore, let us take God’s word and…

1. Tremble – “This is the man to whom I will look, he that is humble and contrite in spirit and
trembles at my word” (Isaiah 66:2).

2. Trust – “I trust in thy word” (Psalm 119:42).

3. Meditate – “Blessed is the man…[whose] delight is in the law of the Lord, on his law he
meditates day and night” (Psalm 1:1-2).

4. Memorize – “I have laid up thy word in my heart, that I might not sin against thee” (Psalm
119:11).

5. Obey – “Blessed are those who keep thy testimonies” (Psalm 119:2; Luke 6:46-49).

6. Sing – “Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage” (Psalm 119:54).

7. Share – “We cannot but speak what we have seen and heard” (Acts 4:20).

Together with you,
In love with God’s word,

Pastor John

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