God’s Delight In King Solomon

“But I didn’t believe those things. So I came to see for myself. And now I believe it! You are twice as wise and wealthy as people say you are. The report I heard doesn’t even begin to tell the whole story about you. How happy your people must be! … Read More

God Does Not Delight in Everything

When we favor something in our humanness it’s very easy to assume that God aligns with our preferences. But Scripture is clear that God doesn’t delight in everything. God has preferences and refers his delight to things that align with them. He does not delight in the strength of the … Read More

Delight, Pleasure, Favor

He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.  The Lord favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness. Psalm 147:10-11 NASB He doesn’t take pleasure in the strength of horses. He doesn’t take delight … Read More

Delight in Freedom

They practice deceit, thieves break into houses, bandits rob in the streets; but they do not realize that I remember all their evil deeds. Their sins engulf them; they are always before me. “They delight the king with their wickedness, the princes with their lies.  They are all adulterers, burning like an … Read More

Steps Towards Delight

I’ve spent a significant amount of time exploring how the word delight is incorporated in Scripture. We began by defining delight and fleshing out the actions of humans that God delights in, but we moved on to how we are also called to delight in the Lord. Next, it’s time … Read More