By Eric Taylor
Pastor, Cedar Hill Baptist Church, Cedar Hill
Focal Passage: Psalm 119:17-24
In May of 2010, the Kimyal people of West Papua, Indonesia received the first ever copies of the New Testament in their own language.
If you have never watched the actual video of the people receiving the Word of God, it is worth your time. I was convicted at how the people were genuinely overcome with emotion as they saw those copies of God’s Word being unloaded from a plane. There was dancing, shouting, and literal tears of joy over the long-awaited arrival of the Word of God in their heart language.
In our text for this week, I see a similar kind of emotion by the psalmist as he describes his desire for the Word of God to the God of the Word. [Read more…]