Your word is very pure; Therefore Your servant loves it. Psalm 119:140 As silver enriches its owner, so does the Word of God enrich its lovers. It strengthens the intellect, clears the judgment, enlarges the views, purifies the taste, quickens the imagination, and educates the whole man. F.B. Meyer, 1847-1929, English Baptist pastor, evangelist, involved in inner city ministry, author
My eyes anticipate the night watches, That I may meditate on Your word. Psalm 119:148 The night is the hallowed hour of quiet when believers hear the soft still voices of heaven, and of the heavenly life within themselves. Charles H. Spurgeon, 1834-92
Undertake my cause and redeem me; give me life according to Your Word. Psalm 119:154 The Lord pleads the cause of his own by the power of the truth – in providences of divers kinds, acts upon the hearts, and the hopes, and the fears of men; and in many wondrous ways he pleads his people's cause. John Stephen, 16 or 1700s
The sum of Your word is truth, And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting. Psalm 119:160 Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. W. Clement Stone, 1902-2002, American businessman, author, philanthropist
Those who love Your law have great peace, And nothing causes them to stumble. Psalm 119:165 An ordinarily good man observes God's commands without fervour or promptitude whereas the devout man loves them willingly, earnestly, and resolutely. St. François De Sales, 1567-1622, French Jesuit priest
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