The law of the Lord is perfect,
reviving the soul;
the testimony of the Lord is sure,
making wise the simple;
the precepts of the Lord are right,
rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the Lord is pure,
enlightening the eyes;
the fear of the Lord is clean,
the rules of the Lord are true,
and righteous altogether.
More to be desired are they than gold,
even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey
and drippings of the honeycomb.
Moreover, by them is your servant warned;
in keeping them there is great reward (Psalm 19:7-11).
The Psalmist tells us that the Bible is perfect. It is sure. It is right. It is pure.
It is true.
He says that the rules of the Lord are more desirable than gold and sweeter than honey, profitable for those who hold fast to it.
I have to wonder, do I really believe it? Do I love the Scriptures the way that the Psalmist describes? [Read more...]