In his love for the law, the psalmist is effusive and sensual; with a few word changes, verse 103 could be said to a lover.
Season after Pentecost | 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; (Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 121;) 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8
While wrestling with me and my hesitations, down along the riverbank, God whispered in my ear, “Barb: If you are going to tell a story, tell my story.” Ever since that day, honoring that stipulation has been part of the privilege and part of the burden in this vocation called ministry.
It's not like people in Jeremiah's day were asking God for a new covenant.