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Verse analysis of Psalm 119:1-8

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119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of

the Lord.

May we become the undefiled. May we learn together to walk in the way

of the Law. Blessed may be modernized to read happy. Notice these

Christians are happy to walk in the way of the Lord. They are having

a good time together. When we have a good time in the Lord then we

encourage others to get what we have namely Christ. The greatest

thing that we can forfeit to the Devil is our joy. When we do so we

stop others from wanting what we have.

Is it time for an examination of your own heart? Are there areas in

your life where you are choosing to forfeit your joy to the Lord?

Remembering we loose nothing to the Devil that we do not willingly

forfeit. Ask the Lord to examine your heart and purge you of those

areas of your life where you are not walking with the Lord. If you

have never begun your walk with the Lord please do so now.

119:2 Blessed are they that keep His testimonies, and that seek Him

with the whole heart.

Happy are those who keep the Word with their own hearts. Are there

areas of your life where you are not listening to the Word? Are you

truly seeking him with your whole heart? One way that we do this is

in quiet time. If you are not having an active quiet time I encourage

you to do so now. I have a great friend who used to say she never had

time for a quiet time. This is how she solved her problem. She set

the alarm clock 5 minutes earlier each day for a week. The next week

she set it another 5 minutes earlier. She continued this pattern

until she had worked it up to an hour a day. She now has been doing

this for 10 years and can't imagine living without her quiet time.

Another word of encouragement. What we give to the Lord he will give

back to us, pressed down and overflowing. If we give him our time he

will return it to us pressed down and overflowing. With our busy

lifestyles we can't...