Remove the false way from me, And graciously grant me Your law. Psalm 119:29 Lord, overcome my corruptions, and grant me grace to live above them. Valley Vision, Puritan Prayers and Devotions, 1600/1700s


I shall run the way of Your commandments, For You will enlarge my heart. Psalm 119:32 If thou make little spiritual progress, at least to be desiring to make more; to be praying and walking, and praying that thou mayest walk faster, and that in the end thou mayest run. Robert Leighton, 1611-84, Scottish Archbishop of Glasgow, Principal of University of Edinburgh

Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart. Psalm 119:34 Enlightened, we recognize the hatefulness of evil more distinctly: and the more clearly do we recognize the perfection of God's holiness and make it the pattern and model of our own holy living. A.T. Pierson, 1837-1911, American Presbyterian pastor, Christian leader, writer

Cause me to walk in the path of Your commandments, For I delight in it. Psalm 119:35 Discipline says, ‘I need to.’ Duty says, ‘I ought to.’ Devotion says. ‘I want to. Adrian Rogers, 1921-2005, Southern Baptist pastor

Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to dishonest gain. Psalm 119:36 We must be convinced that covetousness is vice and even though it holds some of the virtue of frugality, we must not confuse the two. Richard Capel, 1586–1656, English clergyman of Calvinist views, practicing physician