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Today's reading: Psalm 119:33-40 (He)

After asking God to teach him, give him understanding and lead him according to God's Word, the psalmist then makes this specific request:

"Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to selfish gain! (vs. 36)"

So in addition to asking God to give him knowledge, he's asking God to continue to generate in him the desire to fully engage with, know and then follow God's laws. This request is a good one because it recognizes our susceptibility to being pulled towards worldly things and self-focused thinking.

How would you describe your relationship with the Bible? In other words, are you drawn to opening God's Word, or does reading your Bible feel more like a chore? Do you regularly read the Bible, or are you more "hit and miss" about taking in God's Word? What personal changes would asking God to "incline your heart to His Word" bring about for you going forward? Will you join me in making this request part of your prayers? Tami

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Daily time in the Word is more than a routine for me, it's a desire and a need.

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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I'm passionate about engaging God's Word! And my blog is about just that--giving you opportunities to receive, reflect on and respond to Scripture. Each day you'll find a short passage as well as thoughts, challenges and application questions for you to think about and respond to. I look forward to interacting with you and learning together, so post comments as often as you'd like. You can even sign up to get the blogs delivered to your inbox each day!

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