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Praying for God’s Word to be in me

Oh, LORD, prepare me to keep Your Word, so I won’t be ashamed when I look at my life in light of Your commands. Sincerely, I will praise You as I learn more of Your righteous rules. Don’t ever leave me, LORD, for I want to obey You, but, oh! How can anyone keep Your ways – purely without fault – except by discerning Your Word? With all my heart, I seek You! Don’t let me stray away! Deep inside me, I will hide Your words, so I’ll know what to do. Blessed LORD, teach me! You Are To Be praised and blessed. Psalm 119:5-12 © 2014, Mary Harwell Sayler prayer-a-phrased this poem from today’s Bible Reading in Psalm 119, drawing from several of the many translations on Bible Gateway. ...