Daily Lift – December 14, 2016

For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven (Psalm 119:89).

Every verse in Psalm 119 helps us to appreciate the word of God even more. Psalm 119:89 brings three important truths before us:

1. God’s word is authoritative. The Psalmist points to the Bible’s origin when he writes “thy word” (referring to the LORD). Every word in Scripture is inspired, reliable and definitive (2 Timothy 3:16-17; John 17:17).

2. God’s word is firm. The psalmist says that God’s word is “settled.” The word here means “firm.” What God has said will endure forever (Matthew 24:35; 1 Peter 1:25).

3. God’s word is objectively true. It is from heaven. The Bible is not of human origin – it is higher than any earthly governing power (Acts 5:29).

Though our society makes consistent attempts to redefine morality and alter God’s laws, the word of God stands firm and will never change.


The book Meditations Of My Heart (from which this daily devotional is taken) is available / can be ordered from Sain Publications (931-363-6905 or email psain@sainpublications.com).

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