Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Turn my eyes away from what is worthless! Revive me with your word!
O Lord, place a guard on my mouth! Protect the opening of my lips!
Remove falsehood and lies far from me; do not give me poverty or riches, feed me with my allotted portion of bread,
He feeds on ashes; his deceived mind misleads him. He cannot rescue himself, nor does he say, 'Is this not a false god I hold in my right hand?'
Then I said, "Lord, you give me strength and protect me. You are the one I can run to for safety when I am in trouble. Nations from all over the earth will come to you and say, 'Our ancestors had nothing but false gods -- worthless idols that could not help them at all.
Those who worship worthless idols forfeit the mercy that could be theirs.
You were taught with reference to your former way of life to lay aside the old man who is being corrupted in accordance with deceitful desires,
1 John 1:8
If we say we do not bear the guilt of sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.
1 John 2:4
The one who says "I have come to know God" and yet does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in such a person.
Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the sexually immoral, and the murderers, and the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood!
If only I were predisposed to keep your statutes!
"But I will make a new covenant with the whole nation of Israel after I plant them back in the land," says the Lord. "I will put my law within them and write it on their hearts and minds. I will be their God and they will be my people.
"For this is the covenant that I will establish with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord. I will put my laws in their minds and I will inscribe them on their hearts. And I will be their God and they will be my people.