Daily Bible Reading for October 8, 2014, with Commentary: Psalm 119
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Context: The author of Psalm 119 is unknown, although most scholars believe it is either David, Ezra, or Daniel. Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible at 176 verses. Psalm 119 is broken down by the letters of the Hebrew alphabet, with eight verses attributed to each letter. It is a joyful psalm, a psalm of praise, which reveals the coming of Jesus Christ, our Savior. We are to live a life in obedience to the Lord God, which includes studying His word to grow closer and better know Him.