God will raise his faithful up from the dust of the grave.
119:25 My soul cleaveth unto the dust [the grave]: quicken [resurrect] thou me according to thy word.
God will teach his Word to the sincerely repentant who seek him and the wisdom of every Word of God.
119:26 I have declared my ways [sincerely repented before God], and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes [laws].
119:27 Make me to understand the way of thy precepts [instructions]: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.
God’s Word and Law strengthen and deliver us from the heaviness of slavery to sin.
119:28 My soul melteth for heaviness [I repent of this burden of sin]: strengthen thou me [deliver me according to God’s promises for the repentant] according unto thy word.
119:29 Remove from me the way of lying [sin and falsehood]: and grant me thy law [write your law on my heart Jeremiah 31:33] graciously.
Those called to Jesus Christ by God the Father; must choose to respond positively to that call, and to turn to Christ and God the Father and STOP all sin and rebellion. They must choose to remove all sin and to internalize the very nature of God, through the passionate enthusiastic keeping of God’s Word and the DOING of the Father’s Will (Mat 6:10, Mat 4:4).
119:30 I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me
The faithful choose to study and learn God’s Word, wisdom and just decisions, and to learn to discern between good and evil and how to decide justly according ot the Word of God.
We need to study the testimonies of scripture and the examples written for our instruction, so that we may learn the difference between right and wrong.
Those who stand on every Word of God will not be ashamed in the day of judgment.
119:31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O Lord, put me not to shame.
If we live by Word of God, God’s Word will enlarge our understanding and fill us with the wisdom of God.
119:32 I will run [live by God’s Word] the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart [prolong life; with the gift of eternal life].
Let us finish the race we have started, and run to the very end; delighting in the law, statutes, precepts, judgments and testimonies of God at all times. Let us trust in them and their author at all times and wrap ourselves in them, even if it means suffering and persecution in this physical life.
Seek to learn and understand the Word of God with diligence, asking God to teach us His ways.
119:33 Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.
Seek understanding in prayer so that we may be able to properly keep every Word and the whole Will of God with all our hearts.
The faithful delight in every Word of God and would NEVER reject any part of God’s Word to try to justify clinging to past errors and false traditions.
119:34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart. 119:35 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.
Keep me from coveting the wealth and pleasures of this world.
119:36 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
119:37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity [nothing of this world is of any value; except to love God and do his will, Ecc 12:13]; and quicken thou me in thy way.
Let us pray that God establishes and writes his Word on the hearts of those who are devoted to him in deep respect and love to DO his will [Jer 31:33].
119:38 Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear [the faithful are diligently devoted to respect God and do his will].
We should be loath to displease God our Father and our collective espoused Husband Jesus Christ; far greater than to fear any man, no matter what title they claim. Let us be whole hearted to please our God and he will cleanse the reproach of our sins.
119:39 Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.
Let us long for the things of God to do them, that we may become like our Mighty One. Let us become alive to godliness and fill ourselves with the righteousness of every Word of God.
119:40 Behold, I have longed after thy precepts [teachings]: quicken me [raise us up from the water of baptism and the death of the old sinful self to a new life of godliness] in thy righteousness.
God is merciful to the sincerely repentant and will save them; IF they continue in his Word and commandments.
119:41 Let thy mercies come also unto me, O Lord, even thy salvation, according to thy word.
May God fill the sincerely repentant with his wisdom that they may answer the wicked according to the will of God (Matthew 10:19).
119:42 So shall I have wherewith [the knowledge] to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.
My hope is in God and his word, therefore let his Spirit of truth remain in me all my days
119:43 And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.
For I live by every Word of God continually, without compromise, as long as I live.
119:44 So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.
119:45 And I will walk at liberty [free from bondage to sin and death]: for I seek thy precepts [to live by God’s teachings and will].
Some of us shall testify before kings and rulers and it will not be a photo op to discuss opera in exchange for a large monetary donation as some do.
The time is soon coming when the REAL Gospel will be presented to the great of this earth as a witness against their wickedness. The true children of God will NOT be ashamed when they are brought before judges and rulers (Mark 8:38).
119:46 I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.
The true children of God will delight in his Word and will not be ashamed to be enthusiastically zealous for the Word and Law of our Mighty One!
119:47 And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.
119:48 My hands also will I lift up [to keep] unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.
The only hope for humanity is in the Word of God. God’s Word brings LIFE to the afflicted, if they are faithful in loving and keeping all of God’s Word to the very end.