Reflections on Psalm 119 (נ Nun)

columbia-gorgePsalm 119:105-112

105 Your word is a lamp to walk by,
and a light to illumine my path.
106 I have vowed and solemnly sworn
to keep your just regulations.
107 I am suffering terribly.
O Lord, revive me with your word! Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (מ Mem)

joyPsalm 119:97-104

97 O how I love your law.                                                All day long I meditate on it.
98 Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, for I am always aware of them. Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ל Lamedh)

rainbow-1Psalm 119:89-96

89 Your word, Lord, is eternal;
it stands firm in the heavens.
90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations;
you established the earth, and it endures.
91 Your laws endure to this day,
for all things serve you.  Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (כ Kaph)

wearyPsalm 119:81-88

81 My soul faints with longing for your salvation,
but I have put my hope in your word.
82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise;
I say, “When will you comfort me?”
83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke,
I do not forget your decrees. Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (י Yodh)

infantPsalm 119:73-80

73 Your hands made me and formed me;
give me understanding to learn your commands.
74 May those who fear you rejoice when they see me,
for I have put my hope in your word.
75 I know, Lord, that your laws are righteous,
and that in faithfulness you have afflicted me. Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ט Teth)

sufferingPsalm 119:65-72

65 Do good to your servant
according to your word, Lord.
66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment,
for I trust your commands.
67 Before I was afflicted I went astray,
but now I obey your word. Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ח Heth)

nothingPsalm 119:57-64

57 You are my portion, Lord;
I have promised to obey your words.
58 I have sought your face with all my heart;
be gracious to me according to your promise.
59 I have considered my ways
and have turned my steps to your statutes. Continue reading

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