In high school, I took comfort in this verse in the wrong ways. When I discovered it, I took it as a chance to “get what I want” from God. I believed that since I was in church, involved in the youth group, and went to a Christian school that every desire in my heart was “of God.” Therefore, if I was serving God, wouldn’t He grant me all the desires of my heart? It took years of prodding, searching, and digging deeper to unveil the true meaning of this verse. In discovering what the Psalmist meant by these words and God’s intentions for delighting, there is great joy and freedom from being attached the things of this world that will not last.
“Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart.” ~Psalm 37:4 In high school, I took comfort in this verse in the wrong ways. When I discovered it, I took it as a chance to “get what I want” from God. I believed that since I was in church, […]
Reading: Ruth 1:1-2 Prone to wander, Lord I feel it, Prone to leave the God I love… Do you feel it? Our wandering hearts are quick to go to and fro, from one thing to another in this life. In an instant, we grab hold of what seems comfortable or secure, only to realize once […]
Day 13 of our 1 Peter study! We will be studying 1 Peter 3:8-12. the rut of comparison Christine Caine posted a photo the other day that struck me. It said “Her success is not your failure.” Wow. Did that hit you in the gut like it did me? The success of other women (their amount […]