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A Journey Through the Psalms and Proverbs

Cheyenne Rogers

Cheyenne Rogers

Ni hao! I'm a "sojourner on the earth," like the author of this psalm. In fact, I recently flew to China to be a bridesmaid in a wedding. I took my twin brothers along (as bodyguards, so my dad could sleep peacefully). Because I'm a lawyer, and therefore naturally type-A, I did meticulous research for the trip. I read that restrooms in China don't have toilet paper, so, just in case, I brought ten whole rolls. I also brought silverware along for my uncultured brothers, but they were too proud to use it and nearly starved in the process.

June 29, 2017

LEARNING TO LOVE THE LAW


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Psalm 119:17-24

Gimel

17 Deal bountifully with your servant,
that I may live and keep your word.
18 Open my eyes, that I may behold
wondrous things out of your law.
19 I am a sojourner on the earth;
hide not your commandments from me!
20 My soul is consumed with longing
for your rules [1] at all times.
21 You rebuke the insolent, accursed ones,
who wander from your commandments.
22 Take away from me scorn and contempt,
for I have kept your testimonies.
23 Even though princes sit plotting against me,
your servant will meditate on your statutes.
24 Your testimonies are my delight;
they are my counselors. (ESV)

Footnotes

[1] 119:20 Or your just decrees; also verses 30, 39, 43, 52, 75, 102, 108, 137, 156, 175

MEMORY VERSES

Psalm 8:1-9

1 O Lord, our Lord,
how majestic is your name in all the earth!
You have set your glory above the heavens.
2 Out of the mouth of babies and infants,
you have established strength because of your foes,
to still the enemy and the avenger.
3 When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers,
the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
4 what is man that you are mindful of him,
and the son of man that you care for him?
5 Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings
and crowned him with glory and honor.
6 You have given him dominion over the works of your hands;
you have put all things under his feet,
7 all sheep and oxen,
and also the beasts of the field,
8 the birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea,
whatever passes along the paths of the seas.
9 O Lord, our Lord,
how majestic is your name in all the earth!