“Deal bountifully with Your servant, that I may live and keep Your Word. Open my eyes, thart I may behold wondrous things out of Your law. I am a sojourner on the earth; hide not Your commandments from me! My soul is consumed with longing for Your rules at all times (Psalm 119:17-20).”English Standard Version
Lord, deal bountifully with us.
Help our eyes to be opened.
Give us a longing for Your Son Jesus Christ, and the Bible – Your precious Word!
Show us many wondrous things, as we spend time with You!
“I will sing to the Lord, because He has dealt bountifully with me (Psalm 13:6).”
“Your testimonies are righteous forever; give me understanding that I may live (Psalm 119:144).”
“Hear my prayer, O Lord, and give ear to my cry; hold not Your peace at my tears! For I am a sojourner with You, a guest, like all my fathers (Psalm 39:12).”
” And He said, ‘Go, and say to this people: ‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’ Make the heart of this people dull, and their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed.’ (Isaiah 6:9-10)
“Behold, I long for Your precepts; in Your righteousness give me life! . . . I open my mouth and pant, because I long for Your commandments. . . I long for Your salvation, O Lord, and Your law is my delight (Psalm 119:40, 131, 174).”
“As a deep pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? (Psalm 42:1-2).”
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