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The LORD is my light and my salvation; I will fear no one.
The LORD protects me from all danger; I will never be afraid.
Psalm 27:1
July 18, 2012

Love the Law

There are certain laws we know shouldnt be broken, but others that are looked upon as bothersome. Just get into your car and drive the posted speed limit; it wont be long before many are passing you because they want to go faster. Is law good only when applied to another, but not when applied to me?

Theres a moral common sense we should live by, but sin causes us to reason why law and morality dont apply to us. Just watch any television show and youll see it. Now the leaders of this nation are passing laws that mandate morality as being wrong. More every day were witnessing the words spoken in 2 Timothy 3:4, They will love pleasure rather than God.

The law is for our protection and well-being. Without law we twist life to fit our selfish desires. The Bible tells us people will say what is good is bad and what is bad is good. Are we not seeing such things? Gods law is righteous, good and just to protect us from our self-destructive ambitions. We must get beyond seeking pleasure and seek His righteousness. Because of His great love for us He gave His law.

I deeply love Your Law! I think about it all day. Your laws never leave my mind, and they make me much wiser than my enemies. Thinking about Your teachings gives me better understanding than my teachers, and obeying Your laws makes me wiser than those who have lived a long time. I obey Your word instead of following a way that leads to trouble. You have been my teacher, and I won't reject Your instructions. Your teachings are sweeter than honey. They give me understanding and make me hate all lies.
Psalm 119:97-104

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