Sweeter Than Honey
“How sweet are your words to my taste,
sweeter than honey to my mouth!” (Psalm 119:103 ESV)
Psalm 119 is the longest chapter found in Scripture and is mainly known for its teaching on God’s law.
Psalm 119 is not simply about what to do and not do, but about how God’s law deepens our relationship with him.
In today’s verse, the words of God are said to be “sweeter than honey.” Honey is of course a natural sweetener. God’s words or laws bring a sweetness to the life we live. Just as our tongues crave sweet desserts, our lives should crave the sweetness of God’s words if we are followers of Jesus (1 Peter 2:1-3).
This desire does not come from