The languages of the earth. Beautiful, flowing languages, beautiful words and every word built upon letters, symbols. Alphabets forming to create logic, express, emotion, and for us, just as the moment Moses came down with the Ten Commandments…words given us to know the will of God and to know the requirements for staying inside that will.
The I AM in Hebrew, The Alpha and Omega in the Greek, to fit perfectly together to become, “I AM Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, which was, and which is to come the Almighty.” Revelation1:8
John1:1: “In the beginning was the Word, the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
And the sheer force of the word of Jesus living in us, “But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones.” Jeremiah 20:9
Revealing ALL that is within us, “For the word of God is quick (ALIVE) and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing, even to the dividing asunder (splitting in half) of the soul and the spirit, and the joints and marrow, and is a diviner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” Hebrews 4:12
So what about a middle “ground” between the Hebrew and the Greek, a PERFECT guidebook, a “crash” course, if you will, in the Word of God, the power of that word, and how to apply it to our everyday life.
A guidebook of quick verses, verses easily remembered by using the “Alphabet of the Alpha and Omega”.
The “alphabet” he designed for ALL of his children, and one easily understood and learned regardless of their native tongues.
It is true in the soon coming future, in the eternal reign of Jesus Christ, we will all have one language, which I personally believe will be Hebrew, but for now, we know that every dot, every “begat”, and every single detailed description and lineage lines were intentionally written as His Spirit moved upon those who he used to pen it.
It is the little details that we often completely overlook, until he intrigues us by letting a certain word or certain name seem to leap from the pages, igniting our curiosity, to answer the old age question, “Why?”
Soon followed by the classics, “Who?”, “What?”, “When?” and then we seek answers to those mysteries.
Nothing in the Bible compares to the mystery that is Psalm one hundred and nineteen! It contains one hundred and seventy-six verses which are divided into stanzas, each stanza represented by a letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
To unfold this wonderful mystery you will need a copy of the King James Bible, and double check it. Some versions of the New King James Bible still contain the Hebrew but many versions have removed it altogether, but it is impossible to miss because it has the Hebrew character and the name of that character dividing the verses, such as the first group is ” א ALEPH” and it consists of verses one through eight.
So I hope you are digging my groove on it, and I hope you will check it out for yourself, and if you already knew this, disregard it, this is for everyone else who may not.
And of course I can’t give you all one hundred and seventy-six verses, so I wanted to highlight it for you.
The literal “ABC’s” of the word of God and the power it holds. I give you one from each letter, followed by the verse reference number.
א ALEPH “Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.” Psalm119:1
“Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.” Psalm119:2
ב BETH “With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.” Psalm 119:10
“I will delight myself in thy statues: I will not forget thy word.” Psalm119:16
ג GIMEL “Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.” Psalm119:17
“Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.” Psalm 119:18
ד DALETH “My soul cleaveth unto dust: quicken (REVIVE) thou me according to thy word.” Psalm 119:25
“I will run in the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.” Psalm 119:32
ה HE “Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken (REVIVE) me in the way.” Psalm 119:37
“Behold, I have longed after thy precepts, quicken (REVIVE) me in thy righteousness.” Psalm 119:40
ו VAU “Let thy mercies come also unto me, O,Lord even thy salvation according to thy word.” Psalm 119:41
ז ZAIN “This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me (given me life).” Psalm 119:50
“I have remembered thy judgments of old, O, Lord, and have comforted myself.” Psalm 119:52
“Thy statues have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.” Psalm 119:54
“I have remembered thy name, O, Lord, in the night, and I have kept thy law.” Psalm 119:55
ח CHETH “Thou art my portion, O, Lord; I have said that I would keep thy word.” Psalm 119:57
ט TETH “The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.’ Psalm 119:72
י JOD “Thy hands have fashioned (created) me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.” Psalm 119:73
ך CAPH “Quicken (REVIVE) me after thy lovingkindness: so shall I keep thy commandments.” Psalm 119:88
ל LAMED “For ever, O, Lord, thy word is settled in heaven.” Psalm 119:89
ם MEM “How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth.” Psalm 119:103
נ NUN “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” Psalm 119:105
“I am afflicted very much: quicken (REVIVE) me, O, Lord, according to thy word.” Psalm 119:107
ע AIN “I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.” Psalm 119:125
ף PE “Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.” Psalm 119:133
“Make thy face to shine on thy servant; and teach me thy statues.” Psalm 119:135
צ TZADDI “Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.” Psalm 119:140
ק KOPH “Hear my voice according to thy lovingkindness: O, Lord, quicken (REVIVE) me according to thy judgments.” Psalm119:149
ר RESH ‘Plead my cause, and deliver me; quicken (REVIVE) me according to thy word.” Psalm 119:154
“Great are thy tender mercies, O, Lord, quicken (REVIVE) me according to thy judgments.” Psalm 119:156
“Consider how I love thy precepts, quicken (REVIVE) me, O, Lord, according to thy lovingkindness.” Psalm119:159
ש SCHIN “Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them (cause them to stumble).” Psalm 119:174
ת TAU “I have longed for thy salvation, O, Lord and thy law is my delight.” Psalm119:174
The POWERFUL, LIVING word of the eternal God, Jehovah.
And in his word you will find comfort, healing, blessings, and hope. And in these passages you will see a common thread. REVIVAL, the reviving of our minds, our souls, and our hearts and that is something we can all use!
Originally posted FOWC 08//08/2014 Revisited and revamped 07/19/2019
Φλογίζω NBJ 2019
Praying this will give you comfort in whatever storm you may be going through or help you focus on the clearing skies if you are just coming out of one. So, Love & Peace till next time! Have a blessed week! And as always THANK YOU for stopping by and giving me a moment out of your day!
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