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Illuminate: Illuminate My Path: Psalm 119:105-112

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The commandments of the LORD are right, bringing joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are clear, giving insight for living.
Psalm 19:8

The Word of God Illuminates My Path Because It…

1. Reveals My Direction

Your word is a LAMP for my feet and a LIGHT on my path. I have solemnly sworn to keep Your righteous judgments.
Psalm 119:105-106 (CSB)

How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.
Psalm 119:9 (NIV)

2. Releases My Stress

I am severely afflicted; Lord, give me life through Your word. Lord, please accept my willing offerings of praise, and teach me Your judgments. My life is constantly in danger, yet I do not forget Your instruction. The wicked have set a trap for me, but I have not wandered from Your precepts.
Psalm 119:107-110 (CSB)

Consider it a great joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you experience various trials, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its full effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing. James 1:2-4 (CSB)

Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him, and He will act… Psalm 37:5 (CSB)

…but those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not become weary, they will walk and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31 (CSB)

3. Refreshes My Joy

I have Your decrees as a heritage forever; indeed, they are the JOY of my heart. I am resolved to obey Your statutes to the very end.
Psalm 119:111-112 (CSB)

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
Philippians 4:8 (NIV)

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.
Colossians 3:1-2 (NIV)