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When was the last time you heard someone exclaim, “I enjoy obeying your commands, I love them!”? Yet, this is exactly what David says multiple times in Psalms.  David’s unwavering delight in God’s Word is key to his relationship with God.  From Psalm 119 (ESV), here are seven reasons to delight in God’s Word: The Word guards against sin. “I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches” (v.11,14). The Bible is infinitely valuable because it exposes sin that…

“Every promise in the Book is mine. Every chapter, every verse, every line….” We are all familiar with that little chorus we sang years ago. We worshiped and felt so blessed about every promise being ours! But, frankly, I really don’t want some of the promises in the Bible. One of those promises says, “The soul that sinneth, it shall die” (Ezekiel 18:20, KJV). That’s a promise, but I don’t want to claim that promise for myself. However, there are many promises in the Bible we can cling to. God gave a promise to Abraham in Genesis 12:2-3: “And I…

“Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8). It’s Sunday, a day in which most of us will spend time with other believers and worship God together. It’s a day each week when our pace slows somewhat, even if someone has little or no religious connection. One definition of the word Sabbath is intermission. It’s an interlude, a pause, before we pick up our daily tasks and move into another week of work and activity. What is so important about Sabbath that God included it in the Ten Commandments? He didn’t suggest it; He commanded us to observe this…