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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…

All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right. God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work. (II Timothy 3:16-17, New Living Translation) According to a report released this summer by the Barna Group and the American Bible Society, daily Bible reading dropped from fourteen percent to nine percent between 2019 and 2020. That’s quite a percentage change in just one year.…

“I was there when he set the limits of the seas, so they would not spread beyond their boundaries. And when he marked off the earth’s foundations,” Proverbs 8:29 Humans struggle with being told what to do. Everyone wants to be the Captain, to be in charge, to take orders from no one.  We don’t like having boundaries, and we love to exercise our “right” to our own free will. God has placed boundaries for a reason though, a very important, life saving reason. Have you ever driven through a highway, that was over-looking the ocean? You can smell the…