Delighting in God

  • Commanded.

    Psalms 37:4 Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

  • Reconciliation leads to.

    Job 22:21 Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.

    Job 22:26 For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God.

  • Observing the sabbath leads to.

    Isaiah 58:13-14 If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: 14 Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

    • Communion with God.

      Song of Solomon 2:3 As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.

    • The law of God.

      Psalms 1:1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

      Psalms 119:24 Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellers.

      Psalms 119:35 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.

    • The goodness of God.

      Nehemiah 9:25 And they took strong cities, and a fat land, and possessed houses full of all goods, wells digged, vineyards, and oliveyards, and fruit trees in abundance: so they did eat, and were filled, and became fat, and delighted themselves in thy great goodness.

    • The comforts of God.

      Psalms 94:19 In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.

    • Pretend to.

      Isaiah 58:2 Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God.

    • In heart despise.

      Job 27:10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?

      Jeremiah 6:10 To whom shall I speak, and give warning, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

  • Promises to.

    Psalms 37:4 Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

  • Blessedness.

    Psalms 112:1 Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

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