What is my reference point? I live in a culture where the first port of call is expert opinion.
Your word, Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.psalm119v89
I find myself looking at how experts have understood the world and then evaluating God’s word through the lens of that understanding. Yet, God’s word is greater than the creation that experts describe.
Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures.Psalm 119v90
Earth threatening events seem close. I survive not because experts are clever but because God is greater than our unfaithfulness.
Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you.Psalm 119v91
I hold the word to expert opinion to see how they compare. The Lord orchestrates creation and events to serve his eternal word. My perspective is upside down.
If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.Psalm 119v92
Affliction can push me from God. I have however learnt the delight of God’s word, and that delight holds me so that I live in the face of affliction..
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