The following is an excerpt from A Place of Quiet Rest by Nancy Leigh DeMoss.
“In Psalm 119, David can scarcely contain his joy as he rehearses the blessings and benefits he has received from the Word of God.
We learn that the Word of God has power to keep us from sin (Psalm 119:19,11), to strengthen us when we are grieving (v. 28), to comfort us when we are suffering (vv. 50,52), to grant us freedom (v. 45), to give us understanding and light for our path (v. 104), and to give us peace and keep us from stumbling (v. 165).
The Word of God will light your way; it will help you make right choices; it will heal your wounds and settle your heart; it will warn you of danger; it will protect and cleanse you from sin; it will lead you; it will make you wise. It is bread; it is water; it is a counselor; it is life. It is satisfying; it is sufficient; it is supreme; it is supernatural. The hymn writer put it this way: