Oh would that my ways might be settled! that I might keep thy statutes.
A pure heart, create for me, O God, And, a steadfast spirit, renew within me.
The way of thy commandments, will I run, for thou wilt enlarge my heart.
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not unto unjust gain.
That I may keep thy law continually, to times age-abiding and beyond.
My mouth, have I opened wide, and panted, because, for thy commandments, have I longed.
See thou that, thy precepts, I have loved, O Yahweh, according to thy lovingkindness, give me life.
Be thy hand ready to help me, For, thy statutes, have I chosen.
For, this, is the covenant which I will solemnize with the house of Israel after those days Declareth Yahweh, I will put my law within them, Yea, on their heart, will I write it, - So will I become their God, And they shall become my people.
I have, in fact, a sympathetic pleasure in the law of God; according to the inner man.
But may, the Lord, guide your hearts into the love of God, and into the endurance of the Christ.
Fit you, by every good work, for the doing of his will, doing within us, that which is well-pleasing, before him through Jesus Christ: to whom be the glory, unto the ages of ages. Amen.
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