Your word I have treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You. Psalm 119:11 As long as you aren’t being confronted with the Word, you can hide from the truth, excuse your sin, and run from the issue. Tony Evans, senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas

Blessed are You, O Lord; Teach me Your statutes. Psalm 119:12 Nothing is more common than for men to think that because they are familiar with words they understand the ideas they stand for. Cardinal John H. Newman, 1801-90

I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, As much as in all riches. Psalm 119:14 It is only in degree and realization that earth’s joys differ from Heaven’s joys to the true Believer in Christ. Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834-92

I will meditate on Your precepts And regard Your ways. Psalm 119:15 The secret of living a life of excellence is a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Charles R. Swindoll, b1934, evangelical Christian pastor, author, educator

Deal bountifully with Your servant, That I may live and keep Your word. Psalm 119:17 Without the renewing, refreshing and reenergizing influence of the Holy Spirit, our spiritual life can shrivel up like a snail on a salt lick.