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Thou art my portion, O Lord: I have said that I would keep Jesus! The Psalmist expresses to the Lord that He (the Lord) is all that David needs in life. David recognizes his need for God and how nothing in life is more important to him. Nothing can fill that emptiness inside man than a personal relationship with the Lord. David seems to prefer God’s word more than the riches of his life. After all, David was king at the time. Everything one dreams of was at his disposal. However, God’s word meant more to David than all these riches.

Oh that we would have this desire in our own hearts about the Lord, Jesus Christ. Do we put Jesus at the forefront of our minds every day? Should we not? Filling our minds with godly thoughts, as opposed to worldly ones, will keep our hearts focused.

Phil. 4:7-8  And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. 8  Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

It is when we don’t keep ourselves focused that we get ourselves into trouble. The saying from a few decades ago, “What Would Jesus Do” is quite applicable here. In all we think, say and do, what would Jesus want us to do? What does His word say – not what does the world say? When we base every area of our thought lives and physical lives upon the word of God, we cannot go wrong. We will be as adamant about loving God’s word as David was in today’s verse!

Christ not only provided us with salvation but He provided us with His word so that we would have an instruction book. He did not leave us empty handed or left us to our own devices. No, Jesus knew we would need the scriptures in order to encourage ourselves and have HIS instructions for us. What a loving and merciful God He is indeed!

Joh 1:1-5  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  (2)  The same was in the beginning with God.  (3)  All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.  (4)  In him was life; and the life was the light of men.  (5)  And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.