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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Prayers in the Bible: Psalm 119, again

In my previous post in this series, I looked (a little) at Psalm 119 as a prayer. Here are the last three verses of that Psalm. They are mostly a petition to God, hence a prayer.

Psalm 119:174 I have longed for your salvation, Yahweh.
    Your law is my delight.
175 Let my soul live, that I may praise you.
    Let your ordinances help me.
176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep.
    Seek your servant, for I don’t forget your commandments. (World English Bible, public domain)

Thanks for reading.

6 comments:

FancyHorse said...

Very comforting. Reminds me that Jesus is the Good Shepherd.

Martin LaBar said...

Thanks, FancyHorse.

i am Grateful... Kerry i am. said...

LET MY SOUL LIVE. AMEN!!!

Martin LaBar said...

Thanks, Kerry i am.

atlibertytosay said...

Although my son is a very good child … If only we could get OUR CHILDREN to say, "Your law is my delight!"

Martin LaBar said...

Or if they would only say it spontaneously. I guess we need to set the example of doing that.