YOU ARE ALWAYS ON MY MIND
see the second king of Israel in so many words said almost the same thing a long time
Have you ever chased a rabbit? Probably most of us would have to say yes. I am not
meaning in the literal sense but the figurative.
Maybe you are doing research for school
or work or just for fun. Or perhaps you find yourself following a link to YouTube to
listen to some familiar music.
And then it happens, the thumbnail on the side catches your attention. There is a song I haven’t heard for years. Well, 30 minutes and several
videos later you realize you are not where you started or where you should be.
Donevy asked me to write another post for her. A little while later I happened to be
watching a video when I noticed a thumbnail for Willie Nelson’s “You were always on
my mind”. I happen to like that song but this isn’t about the song but rather the title.
You see the second king of Israel in so many words said almost the same thing a long time
You can find King David telling God that His word was always on his mind. Notice what
he says in Psalms 119:97
“Oh how love I thy law! It is my meditation all the day.” This whole 119 th Psalm is about the Psalmist’s attitude toward God’s word. Wouldn’t it be something to stand before the throne of God on that great day and be able to say “you
were always on my mind”.
(Psalms 119:97 Oh how love I thy law! It is my meditation all the day.
(Psalms 119:98) Thy commandments make me wiser than mine enemies; For they are
ever with me.
(Psalms 119:99) I have more understanding than all my teachers; For thy testimonies are
(Psalms 119:100) I understand more than the aged, Because I have kept thy precepts.
(Psalms 119:101) I have refrained my feet from every evil way, That I might observe thy
(Psalms 119:102) I have not turned aside from thine ordinances; For thou hast taught me.
(Psalms 119:103) How sweet are thy words unto my taste! Yea, sweeter than honey to
(Psalms 119:104) Through thy precepts I get understanding: Therefore I hate every false