Ronnie W. Wolfe
up the hands unto the Lord's commandments does not mean to pray to the
paper and ink of the printed Bible but rather to raise up the hands in
praise and worship to the Lord of the commandments, relinquishing all of
our own philosophies and surrendering to the worship of God through his
We do this, because we love the Lord's commandments. We are
not afraid of them, nor are we intimidated by them. We are only
saddened that we cannot keep them fully. God's grace is sufficient, but
our flesh is weak. God still loves us and portends a welcome entrance
into is literal kingdom.
We love the Lord's commandments so much
that we meditate on them. To meditate means to stop, take time,
contemplate, and even memorize the word of God so that we can hide it in
our hearts. We need to do this so that we may not sin against God.