God’s Word is alive and gives us life. Amen
Today’s reading: Psalm 119:89-176.
You could call this chapter the ABC’s of the law, since in the Hebrew text the letters of the Hebrew alphabet were used in order to begin each stanza of lines. That is lost in translation, but the lessons on the law’s value remain.
Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. Psalm 119:98-99
If the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, then the knowledge of God’s word is the fullness of wisdom. In Biblical terms, wisdom is making choices that lead to righteousness and avoid foolishness. It’s a very practical, not theoretical, kind of wisdom. It leads to action. In fact, if you fail to act on God’s word, then you are being foolish.
Righteous are you, O LORD, and your laws…
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