Lord, just like the writer of Ps. 119:59, I thought about my ways and turned my feet to Your testimonies. I made haste and did not delay, for Your Word says that those who disdain correction will find poverty and shame. Those who regard a rebuke; however, will be honored. Lord, more than honor for me, I want my life to honor You. Thank You for delivering me from destruction.
Pr. 13:4 says, “The soul of a lazy man desires, and has nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made rich.” Lord, if it takes me getting up at midnight to praise You; or reading Your Word in the early hours of the morning, that is what I will do. I will be diligent in my pursuit of You in order that my soul might be rich. You are better than any treasure. The wisdom that I gain from Your Word is life-giving and more advantageous than any other knowledge I could gain. When I listen to my Father’s instructions, I am wise.
Guide my feet to wise men and women who also fear You. Give me companions that keep Your precepts and understand that the earth is full of Your mercy. This way, Lord, You may turn us away from the snares of death.
Help me to act with knowledge and not folly. Help me to fear Your commandments all the days of my life. I long for that eternal reward…eternity with You. I love You, Lord, and I thank You for giving me Your Word and for loving me enough to discipline me when necessary. Thank You for wanting me that much. You are an amazing Father!
I love you,