“God, teach me lessons for living so I can stay the course. Give me insight so I can do what You tell me—my whole life one long, obedient response. Guide me down the road of Your commandments; I love traveling this freeway. Give me a bent for Your words of wisdom, and not for piling up loot. Divert my eyes from toys and trinkets, invigorate me on the pilgrim way. Affirm Your promises to me—promises made to all who fear You. Deflect the harsh words of my critics— but what You say is always so good. See how hungry I am for Your counsel; preserve my life through Your righteous ways!” —Psalm 119:33-40 (MSG)
Devotional Thought for Today:
May we have a heart for God’s words of wisdom. Let’s allow the eternal promises of God’s Word to keep us from focusing on the changing material things of the world.