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The Word Concerning the Word

Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path. I have sworn and I will confirm it, That I will keep Your righteous ordinances. (Ps. 119:105-106)

Even if it cannot be remembered where it is located, it is probably safe to say that nearly every Christian can quote the 105th verse of Psalm 119, or at least hum the Amy Grant tune from which they remember it. However, like most of the “famous” verses in the common shared memory and culture of Christians, because they are not studied and understood within the whole context in which they are found—in other words, the verses in the paragraph and sometimes the whole chapter surrounding them, we often end up only espousing part of the truth intended, or in some cases, missing the mark completely. In this case, many Christians seem to think God’s Word is some kind of flashlight which works for our good by simply shining it in front of us and fail to understand the next verse in the sequence, which is an oft-repeated admonition in the whole of Psalm 119: God’s Word has to be put into practice. Once it illuminates something, we are then responsible for acting upon it. Having the light is of no value if we do not behave accordingly.

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