Keeping God's Word: Psalm 119:1-11
Keeping God's Word: Psalm 119:1-11By: Todd Hudnall
Psalm 119 is the
longest Psalm. It is an alphabetic psalm with each of the 22 letters of the
Hebrew alphabet being a stanza, having 8 verses each. It is a wonderful Psalm,
extoling God’s Law (Word). We will look at just the first 11 verses.
Psa. 119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way,
walk in the law of the LORD!
Psa. 119:2 Blessed are those who
keep His testimonies,
seek Him with the whole heart!
Psa. 119:3 They also do no iniquity;
walk in His ways.
Psa. 119:4 You have commanded us
keep Your precepts diligently.
Psa. 119:5 Oh, that my ways were directed
keep Your statutes!
Psa. 119:6 Then I would not be ashamed,
I look into all Your commandments.
Psa. 119:7 I will praise You with uprightness of heart,
I learn Your righteous judgments.
Psa. 119:8 I will keep Your statutes;
do not forsake me utterly!
Psa. 119:9 How can a young man cleanse his way?
taking heed according to Your word.
Psa. 119:10 With my whole heart I have sought You;
let me not wander from Your commandments!
Psa. 119:11 Your word I have hidden in my heart,
I might not sin against You.
meditating on and obeying God’s Word is one of the greatest keys to getting
free and staying free.