What Is My Delight?

How blessed is the man…[whose] delight is in the law of the Lord (Psalm 1:1-2).

Let me delight in You, Lord. There’s so little in this world that offers lasting pleasure. But You, Lord, remain.

For a little while hobbies or activities or entertainment bring happy times and moments, but they don’t last. Eventually, boredom, disappointment, and frustration overshadow the pleasure and it’s time to move on to a new pursuit. But You, Lord, remain.

In His law he meditates day and night (Psalm 1:2).

I get so busy with all these things — hobbies, activities, entertainments. I get so busy with responsibility, household needs, my wants. I get so busy even when all these things only bring boredom, disappointment, and frustration. But You, Lord, remain.

How blessed is the man whose delight in in the law of the Lord. Psalm 1:1-2
Blog Post on Psalm 1 "What is my Delight?"

He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water which yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither (Psalm 1:3).

It’s this world, all the things of this world vying for my attention. They call me this way and that, keep me going, running, striving. But You, Lord, remain.

In whatever he does, he prospers (Psalm 1:3).

I seek You, Lord. These things, these activities and responsibilities, Lord, are just that: things. Let me delight in You, Lord. I delight in You.

My delight is in the Lord. For You, Lord, remain.

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