Christ, our Light
Saturday, September 23, 2023

It was and is no small thing to break from the surrounding unbiblical views of the world and adopt the ways and values taught in God’s Word. Here [in Psalm 119] the psalmist finds nothing more practical than thinking about God’s teachings and examining daily life and motives. Beyond finding applications in God’s word for our lives, the psalmist would have us apply our lives to God’s Word. Therein the psalmist develops purity and righteous character and experiences the benefits of following the Word of the Lord.
... Brian L. Webster (b. 1965) & David R. Beach (b. 1956), The Essential Bible Companion to the Psalms, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2010, p. 154 (see the book; see also Ps. 119:1-2; Matt. 5:8; Phil. 4:8; Col. 3:16; 1 Pet. 1:22; 1 John 3:2-3; more at God, Life, Teach, Thought, Way, World)

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