Pray the Word 3




I hope you have been writing and praying God’s Word from Psalm 119. Below is the final set of ten verses, with prayers inspired by this rich chapter. Please join with me in praying God’s Words back to Him for those we love and cherish.

Psalm 119: 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands.
Lord, help my children to understand that delayed obedience is disobedience. Give me wisdom to teach them this truth so they will be adults who hasten to obey You and Your Word.

Psalm 119: 71 It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees.
Father God, how I praise You that even difficult situations brings opportunities to learn more of You. I pray that challenging circumstances would always drive my children to Your Word.

Psalm 119: 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.
Holy Spirit, draw the thoughts of my children to the Word of God. Let those thoughts in turn prompt words, attitudes, and actions that honor You.

Psalm 119: 103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
Jesus, I pray nothing would be sweeter to my children than Your Word. Give them an appetite that nothing else will satisfy.

Psalm 119: 104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path.
God, I pray my children would be filled with love for Your Word, so that evil offers no temptation to their lives.

Psalm 119: 105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.
Jesus, I pray Your Word will illuminate the path for my children. Let them always walk in the light of Your truth.

Psalm 119: 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.
God Almighty, I pray You and Your Word would be the source of protection and security in the lives of my children. May their hope for eternityand for each daybe in You first and foremost.

Psalm 119: 133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me.
I pray sin would have no hold on my children, that each would be ruled by You, King Jesus.

Psalm 119: 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises.
Holy Spirit, I pray that even insomnia would be redeemed for the glory of Godthat sleepless nights would draw the thoughts of my children to Your Word.

Psalm 119: 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees.
God, we were created for Your glory. I pray that praise for You would continually flow from the lips of my children. May they live to bring You glory!

Which verse was your favorite?

Laura Macfarlan

This devotion is a re-post from Laura Macfarlan at