Have you ever wished for some kind of life manual that gave you instructions on how to live your best life? A handbook that teaches us how to navigate this life in a way that produces peace, strength and abundance?
God’s word is powerful and has the ability to impact every circumstance we experience, every thought we have, or every decision we experience here on earth. What we discover in Scripture is the unfailing truth of the Creator of the universe—truths he ensured we would have through the Holy Bible.
Psalm 119 is a perfect place to dive into Scripture and discover the importance of God’s word for your own life. When we look at this Psalm in its entirety, we will uncover priceless gems that reveal the character of God and his great love for us.
This psalm is the longest chapter in the Bible, and almost every verse mentions God’s word in some way. Chances are, if you open your Bible to the middle, you’re going to land somewhere in Psalm 119. What a remarkable reminder for us to keep God’s word at the center of our lives, trusting that it is always a safe place for us to land.What we will see over and over in Psalm 119 is the truth of God’s word. It reminds us that we can stay close to God, focused on the truth of Scripture, regardless of what’s going on around us. His peace and his strength are available to us in the midst of any circumstances when we trust, follow and obey him. As we read in verses 1 and 2, we are “blessed” when we walk in his truth and “seek him” with our whole heart.