Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law. Psalm 119:18 The Holy Ghost enables men to recognize what is hid, to perceive beauty and to discover splendour where all before had appeared without form and comeliness. Henry Melvill, 1798-1871, clergyman Church of England, served as Canon St Paul's Cathedral

While powerful people maliciously gossip about me, I'm absorbed in pondering your wise counsel. (Message) Psalm 119:23 When difficult times and people come - and they will - we can decide to become bitter, angry, and brittle. Or, we can choose to open our lives to the presence of God, whose nature it is to enlarge us and deepen us and make us better because of what we have endured. Charles E. Poole, Southern Baptist preacher

Your testimonies are my delight; They are my counselors. Psalm 119:24 Wisdom is knowing and having discernment, so that we can apply the truth of the Word of God at the right time, in the right way, with the right motive. Warren Wiersbe, American pastor, prolific writer Christian literature, b1929

I have told of my ways, and You have answered me; Teach me Your statutes. Psalm 119:26 To renew your mind is to involve yourself in the process of allowing God to bring to the surface the lies you have mistakenly accepted and replace them with truth. To the degree that you do this, your behaviour will be transformed. Charles Stanley, In Touch, b1933, First Baptist Church of Atlanta pastor

Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will meditate on Your wonders. Psalm 119:27 You never really understand someone until you consider things from their point of view. Harper Lee Author of 'To Kill A Mockingbird