Spiritual Warfare: 'Happiness Is in Understanding and Obedience'

God's Power for Our Battles — Friday, October 8, 2021

Teach me your decrees, O Lord; I will keep them to the end. Give me understanding and I will obey your instructions; I will put them into practice with all my heart. Make me walk along the path of your commands, for that is where my happiness is found.
— Psalm 119:33-35 NLT

Today's Prayer

Lord, so much of the Bible seems hard and confusing, and that has made me put it down and become discouraged. Now I ask You to forgive me for that bad decision. Create in me a fresh desire for Your Word, and an understanding far beyond what I knew before. Teach me and guide me as I read and study. I know now that true happiness is found in Your instructions, and I want to dive into a deeper relationship with You from now on. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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Illustration of Psalm 119:33-35 NLT — Teach me your decrees, O Lord; I will keep them to the end. Give me understanding and I will obey your instructions; I will put them into practice with all my heart. Make me walk along the path of your commands, for that is where my happiness is found.

About This Devotional

Spiritual Warfare is a daily devotional about God's power for our battles.

The Prayer for Spiritual Warfare is written by Steve Hemphill.