Reading Psalm 119:145-160
I am only a morning person if there is coffee involved, the house is perfectly quiet and my Bible is waiting. If those three things are not in place…I am not going to be a morning person that day. I spent months cultivating this time with the Lord. I knew there was an aspect to my spiritual life that was lacking and missing from the picture almost completely…Bible study.
I did not know how to truly study or where to even begin. I was intimidated and like most women I have talked to over these last few months, felt a little unqualified when sitting down with the Word of God to study.
Often we see these great female Bible teachers with really fancy theology degrees, and I am over here thinking, “Well, I wonder where a Masters in Business will get me?
The beauty is God doesn’t require a theology degree to sit at His Word. My friend, He just wants you to bring your beautiful heart and teachable spirit to the table and the Holy Spirit will lay down knowledge and understanding for you.
Over the last 4 years of morning Bible study God has taught me so much; God has breathed life into places of my heart and mind I didn’t even know were there. Through falling in love with the Word of God, He has given me a heart to see other women do the same.
Sister, when we sit down with His Word and call upon Him…He will teach us.
Those morning hours when the sun has just barely made an appearance and the birds are chirping, when the house is silent and the coffee is hot…that is where He meets with me. I have a standing date with the Lord every morning.
Throughout all of Psalm 119, this precious Psalmist has poured his heart out, almost in what looks like a prayer to the Lord about his deep unquenchable love for the Word of God, his love for being taught by God, revived, protected, transformed, and given hope. He has elegantly poured out before God a heart that simply longs to love, serve and obey the Word of God. Do we have a similar heart like the Psalmist? Does our heart long simply to love, serve and obey the Word of God? Does our heart long for His Word?
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