Resources

Please check back often to see new resources added!

SERMONS

Desiring God (John Piper).  A list of sermons from Psalm 119.  (web page).

Psalm 119 Bible Study Trailer (Matt Chandler).  An introductory video trailer to the study of Psalm 119.  What is it all about?  (YouTube).

“An Exposition of Psalm 119, Part One”  (Alistair Begg).   Great unfolding of the Word of God by Pastor Begg. See more of Alistair Begg at http://www.truthforlife.org.  (YouTube).

“An Exposition of Psalm 119, Part Two” (Alistair Begg).  See above. (YouTube).

Psalm 119: An Exposition (by Charles Bridges, at Amazon.com).  Kindle (4.99), Paperback or hardback.  From the publishers blurb:  “Pre-eminently a book of the heart; C.H. Spurgeon describes it as worth its weight in gold.  Psalm 119 –twenty-two pearls upon one string, as Bridges calls it, has ever retained a strong fascination for exercised souls. Luther said that he would not exchange one leaf of it for the whole world.”  (book)

Psalm 119 – Streaming Video Bible Study (Matt Chandler and RightNow Media).  Video sessions (10) are available when you register your church or organization at sliding scale prices (small church-small price) with RightNow Media for unlimited access for members.  RightNow Media is a non-profit organization hosting audio-visual libraries of resource material. This particular Bible study is also available in SPANISH.  Check with your organization.  Leader’s guides (purchase) and handouts (free downloads) included.

READINGS (AUDIO-VISUAL)

Psalm 119 – KJV Audio-Video Reading (read by Max McLean).  (YouTube).

QUICK OVERVIEWS 

“What should we learn from Psalm 119?” from GotQuestions.org. (web page).

“50 Facts and Links for Psalm 119” (Semicolonblog.com).  Very interesting and helpful facts, including a discussion of the different words this Psalm uses for God’s Word/Laws, quotes and narrative vignettes by and about famous people (C.S. Lewis, Spurgeon, Pascale, Wishart, Ruskin, Wilberforce, Henry Martyn, David Livingstone, John Calvin, Puritan Thomas Manton, ), interesting information about the Hebrew text, some hymns based on the text, and lots more.  Sources for his information are given at the bottom (for those who want to factcheck!).  Annoying glitch with quotation marks, but nonetheless valuable! (web page).

ESL OR FIRST READERS VERSION

EasyEnglish: The Word of God–Psalm 119  (Wycliffe Associates-UK; http://www.easyenglish.bible).  “This publication is written in EasyEnglish Level A (1200 words).”  Included is a brief introduction and glossary of terms (before and after the text).  Each octrain is boxed and the text is simplified for beginning readers of English. Be sure to ENLARGE THE PRINT for dyslexic readers.

OTHER LANGUAGES:

See Bible Gateway resource below.  The Bible version selection box has a drop-down menu of various translations and paraphrases.  Keep scrolling down to find the language of your choice and the scripture will appear in that language.  Thank you, Bible Gateway!

REFERENCES – STUDY TOOLS

BibleHub Commentary Options (BibleHub.com).  Select from a variety of commentaries (links are under the first verse in red).  You can also use the top menu bar to select side-by-side (parallel) translations and paraphrases of the Biblical text, sermons, word studies (Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance, Interlinear, Hebrew, Lexicon, etc.).  Share on social media, and a host of other “goodies” (maps, etc.) to keep you studying and digging.  Don’t forget to stop studying and start worshipping.  Then go and do it!  (web site).

Psalm 119 (BibleGateway.com).  Share, print, listen (look for the speaker icon), and add or switch translations.  Study helps and apps are available in menu at top. (web site).

Psalm 119 (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops at usccb.org).  Scripture text with helpful footnotes.

FOR THE CHILDREN! (IN ALL OF US!)

FREE Printable Psalm 119:11 Coloring Page (Homeschool Freebies & Giveaways.com).  Psalm 119:103 Fall Theme Coloring Page (Faithfully Free.com).  Block letters with Candy Corn art.  The entire page has a little extended lesson including manuscript handwriting page to download in addition to the block-lettering poster to color.

Psalm 119:9-16 Coloring Pages (Ohamanda.com).  Inspired by The Seed Company‘s efforts to end “Bible Poverty”, together with her friend at Spell Out Loud, these gals joined together to provide coloring pages and a program of motivation for their children (and ours) to memorize this scripture passage one bit at a time.  (The Seed Company is a Wycliffe Bible Translator’s Associate.)

Psalm 119 Coloring and Activity Book (iCharacter, Ltd.).  For the low price of $2.50, this younger child coloring and activity book will help parents and kids join together in learning how to delight in and benefit from God’s Word.  These are discussion promoters.  Family involvement is fun and far more effective than activity books alone.

Children Praying – Psalm 119  (BibleKidsFunZone.com).  Scroll to bottom to read the fine print and check out their website (T&C = terms and conditions).  Excellent poster prayer!

MUSIC – Coming soon!

HEBREW ALEF-BET (Used as a mnemonic to the octrains) – Coming soon!

INSPIRATIONAL!

“Psalm 119 Recitation by 12-year-old Yoruba Boy”  2014.  A 12-year-old boy recites the entire Psalm 119.  Don’t say it isn’t possible!!  A little hard to hear with the intense accent, but very inspiring  and good to share with the children in your family.  Read along in your Bible as a family (KJV is used in the video). (YouTube).

“Our 22-Week Journey Through Psalm 119′ (Briarwood Presbyterian Church — PCA, Birmingham, AL).  August-December 2018.  Study along with the good folks at Briarwood Presbyterian, and/or inspire your own church fellowship or Bible study group along the same lines.

STUDY FLASHCARDS – Coming soon!!

My own prayer flashcards with Hebrew Alef-bet on the front.

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