“Surely you desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place.” — Psalm 51:6 (NIV) What does it mean to have truth in “the inner parts” and “in the inmost being”? The psalmist says this is something that God desires of us. How long have you known that 2+2=4? Obviously since…

“I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and salvation. I do not conceal your love and your truth from the great assembly.” — Psalm 40:10 (NIV) The truth is meant to be communicated and shared. God’s truth is not something to be concealed and hidden. It is to be…

“Into your hands I commit my spirit; redeem me, O Lord, the God of truth.” — Psalm 31:5 (NIV) Read the first seven words of the verse above one more time. Do they sound familiar? Who were they spoken by and what were the circumstances? Yes, they are Jesus’ own words from the cross. Actually, they…

“For your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth.” — Psalm 26:3 (NIV) Let’s not forget, as we spend time pondering God’s perspective on truth, that the greatest eternal truth is that God loves us. He doesn’t just like us. He doesn’t just love us as long as we are being…

“Now, O Lord God, You are God, and Your words are truth, and You have promised this good thing to Your servant.” — 2 Samuel 7:28 (NASB) This verse can be found at the end of a very humble prayer from King David. He was amazed at what God had done on his behalf since he…

“Only fear the Lord and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you.” — 1 Samuel 12:24 (NASB) “But be sure to fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you.” — 1 Samuel 12:24 (NIV)…

“Then the Lord passed by in front of him and proclaimed, ‘The Lord, the Lord God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth.’” — Exodus 34:6 (NASB) “And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, ‘The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and…

“I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.” — Psalm 119:176 (NIV) This is our last devotion on Psalm 119. It has been an amazing journey for me. I hope it has been for you, too. We now look at the last verse of this amazing psalm….

“I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you.” — Psalm 119:168 (NIV) All you have to do is read Psalm 139 and you will quickly realize how intimately God knows you. The psalmist says that God knows our thoughts before we speak them. There is nowhere we can go…

“Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O Lord, according to your laws.” — Psalm 119:149 (NIV) Look at the psalmist’s use of the words “accordance” and “according” in this verse. I find it fascinating and comforting to know that important concepts like God’s love and His providence over my life are…

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