35 Reasons from Psalm 119 to Love your Bible

One of my favorite chapters in the Bible is Psalm 119. Our pastor challenged us to read it through this week in preparation for his final message in an excellent series called “Bible Reading for Dummies”. Every time I read this chapter I find something new and exciting. I wanted to share what God showed me this week as I read through this amazing Psalm. So, here are 35 reasons you’ll find in Psalm 119 to love your Bible:

1. It keeps us clean (v.9)

2. It guards against sin (vv.11, 33-34)

3. It is full of wondrous insight (v.18)

4. It is our counselor (v.24)

5. It is our life (vv. 25, 37, 50, 93, 107, 154-156)

6. It gives us strength (v.28)

7. It gives us a proper perspective on material and eternal things (vv. 36-37)

8. It guards our testimonies against reproach (v. 39)

9. It provides answers for skeptics (vv. 41-43)

10. It guards against shame (vv. 46, 80, 116)

11. It brings delight to the searching soul (v. 47)

12. It gives hope, comfort, direction, and gratefulness in affliction (vv. 50, 52, 67, 71, 75-76, 81-88, 92-93, 107)

13. It puts a song in our hearts (vv. 54, 172)

14. It gives us the ability to praise in the darkest night (vv. 55, 62, 147-148)

15. It gives insight to God’s dealings with his children (v. 65)

16. It gives knowledge and discernment (vv. 66, 97-100, 104, 130, 169)

17. It is more valuable than riches (vv. 72, 127, 162)

18. It will be forever preserved (vv. 89, 152)

19. It is immeasurably perfect (v. 96)

20. It is sweeter than honey (v. 103)

21. It is our guiding light (v. 105)

22. It is the joy of our hearts (v. 111)

23. It is our shield and hiding place (v. 114)

24. It develops a healthy fear of God (vv. 118-120)

25. It is wonderful (v. 129)

26. It is fulfilling (v. 131)

27. It invokes compassion (v. 136)

28. It is true, right, and reliable (vv. 137-138, 142, 144, 151, 160)

29. It stands the test of time (v. 140)

30. It gives joy in sorrow (v. 143)

31. It gives hope to the hopeless (v. 147)

32. It fills our hearts with awe (v. 161)

33. It gives us peace (v. 165a)

34. It gives us stability (v. 165b)

35. It is our deliverance (v. 170)

I hope you take some time to read this Psalm. God bless you in your journey of growth.

2 thoughts on “35 Reasons from Psalm 119 to Love your Bible

  1. Faye Fulford

    Enjoyed reading the word of God from Psalm 119! Thanks for sharing the word with others such as me!❤️✝️ Aunt Faye

    Faye Fulford

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