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Psalms 1:2 - “And In His Law”

Psalms 1:2 - “And In His Law”

Whose law? It’s God’s law, so the writer is referring to God, right? It’s HIS law. Or, does he mean that it is the blessed man’s law?

Let’s think about that for a minute. What, exactly, am I getting at? Remember yesterday when we talked about Moses? We learned that God revealed His own personal name to Him. God was changing something.

The God of the universe, The God who created all things, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob was telling mankind that He wanted us to know Him in a personal way. He spoke to men in the past but He was about to reveal Himself in a new way. He appeared to Moses as a friend. Look at this incredible statement:

Exodus 33:11
“Thus the LORD used to speak to Moses face to face, just as a man speaks to his friend.”

What were they speaking about during those times? God was giving Moses the Torah - the law. But Torah means so much more than just law. It means “To guide” or “To instruct.”  The law was to be written on the hearts of Gods people in such a way that they could know God. God wasn't just making rules, He was allowing Himself to be known.

You see, the law reveals the heart of God. The law should never be “His” law. It should be “my” law, too. That’s what it is for. When you are walking with God, His thoughts become your thoughts, His desires become your desires and His law bec