“For the Lord takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with victory.”
Psalm 149: 4
The Lord our God delights in me? There are a number of Scripture verses that indicate that Our God does take delight in us. Its a hard one to take in. The God of the Universe takes
delight in me? But God's Word is true.
God is delighted with His
beloved children. Since we are each made in the image and likeness of God, of course God delights in us. He sees the beauty within our souls and is pleased. However, we only see all our sinfulness and shortcomings.
God draws us to Himself. He is the Healer and Transformer of our hearts. As we surrender more of ourselves to
Him and trust in Him, God gives us the desire of our hearts.
What is the
deepest desire of our hearts? It is to delight in God and to do his Will with humility. Really, if we think about it, there is nothing more important than to walk humbly with our God day in and day out on this journey towards Heaven where a crown of victory
When we get feeling discouraged by all our shortcomings,
let us reflect often about what God says about us:
“The Lord, your God, is in your midst, a mighty savior. Who will rejoice over you with gladness, and
renew you in his love. Who will sing joyfully because of you.” Zephaniah 3:17