PEY: The entrance and exit

PEY: The entrance and exit

Your testimonies are wonderful! Therefore my soul will keep them. The entrance of your word gives light and understanding to the simple. Let not the word not merely stay in the ear, but enter the soul as well! If you hear the word but do not retain it, of what benefit...
SAMEK: Thy Law do I Love

SAMEK: Thy Law do I Love

  SAMECH, from Psalm 119 I hate vain inventions: but thy law do I love. Thou art my refuge and my shield: and I trust in thy word. Away from me ye wicked: for I will keep the commandments ofmy God. Establish me according to thy promise that I may live: and letme...

NUN: Kneeling and Exalted

From http://www.reformjudaism.org/dust-and-ashes-and-holy As Reb Bunam taught, it was necessary for the priest to be reminded constantly of the paradox of his position. Imagine how the two lapis stones and the breastpiece would weigh on his chest throughout the day,...

Nun: Fullness of life

Nun, in Aramaic, sounds like the word for fish, and life. It is interesting that in both Aramaic and Chinese, the word for “fish” has some symbolic significance having to do with prosperity, activity, and abundance of life. When Peter and Jesus went down...
Nun: The Very Joy of my Heart

Nun: The Very Joy of my Heart

NVN  Thy word is a Lantern unto my feet: and a light unto my paths. I have sworn and will perform it, that I will keep thy righteousjudgments. I am very sor afflicted, O Lord: quicken me according unto thyword. O Lord I beseech thee let the free will offerings of my...
Mem: What love have I!

Mem: What love have I!

From Calvin’s Thirteenth Sermon on Psalm 119: MEM 97  O Lord, what love have I unto thy law? all the day long is my study in it.  98  Thou through thy commandments that made me wiser then mine enemies: for they are ever with me.  99  I have had more...
Lamedh: Fixed in Heaven

Lamedh: Fixed in Heaven

The #project119 song of the month–Lamed–is coming soon!   An excerpt from Calvin’s Twelfth Sermon on Psalm 119:   WE SEE HOW CHANGEABLE MEN ARE. It is very true that when we shall talk of the shadow, we may say that it removeth and changeth...