Psalm 119:169-176 Your law is my delight

169 Lord let my mournful cry rise up to You; let my sacrificial prayer enter Your throne room. Grant me a willing and teachable heart; bestow upon me a discerning mind for I desire more revelation of Your Word. 170 Let my supplication come before You, rescue and deliver me according to Your Word of promise. 171 Let thanksgiving praise flow from my lips for You’ve taught me the truth about life! 172 Release my tongue to sing praises about the fulfilment of Your Word, for all of Your commands are righteous, perfect and true. 173 Once again let Your hands of strength and favour steady me, for I’ve chosen to live by Your counsel and walk in Your ways. 174 I wait for Your deliverance Lord, for Your law is my delight. Nothing else thrills me like Your words of life! 175 Invigorate me with life, may my soul thrive so that I can praise you more and more. Let Your truth and regulations be my strength! 176 If I ever lose my way again and wander off like a lost sheep, please call to me and I will recognise Your voice when I hear it. Remember that I am Your beloved servant who longs to never again forget what You’ve taught me. May I walk forevermore upon Your path of peace living out every one of Your commands! Let my life be a love song to You!

My paraphrased version is from the New Living Translation; the Amplified; the Message; and The Passion Translation.

Praying Psalm 119:169-176 Your law is my delight: Lord God, let my mournful cry rise up to You; let my sacrificial prayer enter Your throne room like the sweetest incense. I ask that You would grant me a willing and teachable heart; please bestow upon me a discerning mind for I desire more revelation of Your Word. Lord let my supplication come before You; I ask for You to once more rescue me and deliver me according to Your word of promise. Almighty God let thanksgiving praise flow from my lips for I rejoice in the fact that You’ve taught me the truth about life! Please release my tongue to sing praises about the fulfillment of Your word. I love that all of Your commandments are righteous, perfect and true. Holy Spirit I ask that Your hands of strength and favor will steady me, for I’ve chosen to live by Your counsel and walk in Your ways. I will pause and wait for Your deliverance Lord for Your law is my delight. Nothing else thrills me like Your words of life! Abba Father invigorate me with life; I ask that my soul would thrive so that I can praise You more and more; let Your truth and regulations be my strength! Precious Jesus, if I ever lose my way again and wander off like a lost sheep, please call to me and I will recognize Your voice when I hear it. You’re the good shepherd who hunts for the lost sheep, You chase each and every one down. May You always remember that I am Your beloved servant who longs to never again forget what you’ve taught me. Strengthen me to walk forevermore upon Your path of life and peace and I will live out every single one of Your commandments! Oh my precious Savior I desire for my life to be a love song to You. May all that I do bring You glory and honor!

‘Reckless Love’ – Cory Asbury – YouTube video with story behind the song

Picture cred – Pixabay

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Psalm 119:121-128 I deeply love Your commandments

121 Don’t leave me to the mercy of my oppressors. Lord God, please help me to live for what is just, right and fair. 122 Be my guarantee, let me once again hear Your promise of blessing over my life. Deliver me from the arrogant and proud oppressors. 123 My eyes grow weary from the strain of looking out for Your rescue. I am lovesick and yearn for Your complete salvation. I long to see the fulfilment of Your righteous Word. I want to walk in Your promises. 124 Let Your gracious tender unfailing love dictate how You deal with me. Grant me, Your servant, more revelation and understanding. Unfold more of Your textbook of life to me. Pour into my willing and teachable heart more of Your decrees. 125 Grant me discernment so that I can love You and Your Word more. Help me to truly understand Your testimonies and laws. 126 Lord God, surely it’s time for You to act? Will You please breakthrough? Turn the hearts of those who are making a mockery of Your instructions, help them to stop breaking Your laws of life. 127 Patiently You have taught me to deeply love Your commandments, Your message of truth means more to me than the finest gold. 128 Lord God, every single word that You speak, every truth that You reveal, is right and truly beautiful to me. Thank You for revealing deceitful detours, for I hate every false and phony way.

My paraphrased version is from the New Living Translation; the Amplified; the Message; and The Passion Translation.

Praying Psalm 119:121-128 I deeply love Your commandments: Lord, please hear my cry of mercy, please don’t leave me to the mercy of my oppressors. Lord God, hear my cry and help me to live for what is just, right and fair. I want to be Your warrior – a defender of truth, justice and humility. Jesus, please be my guarantee, let me once again hear Your glorious promise of blessing over my life. Let Your favor fall upon me. Deliver me from the arrogant and proud oppressors. Lord, my eyes grow so weary from the strain of looking out for Your rescue. My eyes water as they stay fixed on the horizon looking for Your banner. How my heart is lovesick and my entire being longs for Your complete salvation; I want to walk in complete healing – emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually. Abba Father, I long to see the fulfilment of Your righteous Word in my life. How I long to walk in Your promises and live out my days basking in Your goodness. Almighty God, please let Your gracious tender unfailing love dictate how You deal with me. Please remember that I am Your loving servant. Holy Spirit, I ask that You will grant me more revelation and understanding. Please unravel more of Your textbook of life to me. Continue to pour into my willing and teachable heart more of Your decrees. Lord, please grant me discernment so that I can truly love You and Your Word more! Help me to fully and truly understand Your testimonies and laws. Lord God, I wonder if it might be time for You to act. Will You please breakthrough this oppression? Holy Spirit, breathe Your breath of conviction upon the hearts of those who are mocking You and Your instructions, help them to stop breaking Your laws of life. Thank You for so patiently and lovingly teaching me to turn from my ways so that I can now deeply love and honor Your commandments. I thank You for Your glorious message of truth and it means more to me than the finest gold; Your loving correction is worth more to me than all the riches of this world. Lord God, every single word that You speak is wonderful to me. Every truth that You reveal is right and so beautiful. I thank You for revealing deceitful detours and for teaching me to hate every false and phony way. How wonderful it is to walk the path of life!

Many blessings, Keona

‘What a Friend’ – Matt Maher – YouTube Lyric Video