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 this month exploring much of what God says about delight 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. The next step for me … Read More

Delight Yourself in Abundance

“Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters;And you who have no money come, buy and eat.Come, buy wine and milk. Without money and without cost.“Why do you spend money for what is not bread,And your wages for what does not satisfy?Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,And delight yourself in abundance.“Incline your ear and come … Read More