I’ve heard it many times and from the most unexpected sources:
“I try to read the Bible, but . . . it doesn’t seem to say anything to me. I don’t understand what I’m reading. It doesn’t help me, so I end up quitting . . “
Set this response beside David’s from Psalm 119:
Your testimonies are wonderful;
Therefore my soul keeps them.
The entrance of Your words gives light;
It gives understanding to the simple.I opened my mouth and panted,
For I longed for Your commandments. (Psalm 119:129-131)
If the goal of life is Psalm 119-zeal, what are the pre-requisites for getting there?
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Holding you in the light,
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