The Cadence

Memorizing Psalm 119 isn’t exactly going as fast or well as I had planned, but I have been enjoying working on the first sixteen verses in the chapter. Not only do I like the words and the meaning behind them, but I also appreciate the cadence of the chapter. I thought y’all might like it too, so that’s what I’m sharing today. I hope you have a fantastic day! I’m off to pack and then (Lord willing) leave for Florida in about an hour.

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How blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord.

How blessed are those who observe His testimonies, who seek Him with all their heart.

They also do no unrighteousness; they walk in His ways.

You have ordained Your precepts, that we should keep them diligently.

 Oh that my ways may be established to keep Your statutes!

Then I shall not be ashamed when I look upon all Your commandments.

I shall give thanks to You with uprightness of heart, when I learn Your righteous judgments.

I shall keep Your statutes; do not forsake me utterly!

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How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word.

With all my heart I have sought You; do not let me wander from Your commandments.

Your word I have treasured in my heart, that I may not sin against You.

Blessed are You, O Lord; teach me Your statutes.

With my lips I have told of all the ordinances of Your mouth.

I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies,as much as in all riches.

I will meditate on Your precepts and regard Your ways.

I shall delight in Your statutes; I shall not forget Your word.

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