"DELIGHT YOURSELF ALSO IN THE LORD, AND HE SHALL GIVE YOU THE DESIRES OF YOUR HEART."
" I WILL DELIGHT MYSELF IN YOUR STATUTES; I WILL NOT FORGET YOUR WORD." PSALM 119:16
Am I delighting myself in the Lord to such an extend, where He is my all in all?
DELIGHT in the Webster Dictionary is defined as: Great pleasure, gratification; joyful satisfaction, rejoice;
with in or the infinitive. To give great enjoyment; To please or gratify highly. Some of the synonyms are:
RAPTURE, RAVISH, REJOICE!
Isaiah was speaking of the abundant life, encountered by delighting therein, when he commented in Is.
"Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good. And let your soul delight itself in abundance."
Jesus came to give us life abundantly (see John 10:10). He has delivered us out of darkness into His
marvelous light and He is revealing mysteries and secrets of His heart in this hour.
Do you want to know the secrets of the Lord's heart?
In Song of Solomon, the Shunamite woman was running hard after her Beloved. She was love sick and
she new He had the words of life, just as Peter said: "Lord, to whom shall we go??? YOU have the words
of eternal life" (see John 6:68).
My delight is in the Lord and I rejoice over Him. My purified heart, representing my sanctified emotions, are
turned fully to Him. He is the lover of my soul and He restores my soul (see Psalm 23).
This is my prayer for the sancification of our spirit, soul and body as we delight ourselves in Him and
endeavor never to compromise: "May the God of peace sanctify you completely; may your spirit, soul and
body be preserved blameless (without compromise) at the coming of the Lord... (1 Thes. 5:23)
"You have ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; You have ravished my heart with one look of your
eyes. " Song of Solomon 4:9
RAVISHED in the Webster Dictionary is defined as: to fill with strong emotion, especially delight; enrapture.
I am focusing on the positive definitions of the word and are extracting those, because Jesus Christ is and
brings life and light. He is the Resurrection and the Life!
I don't know about you, but I want to ravish His heart with only one look of my eyes!
Therefore, having such an intimate connection, that only one glance, gazing as with Dove's eyes, will
communicate the deepest part of the heart.
DELIGHT YOURSELF IN THE LORD!
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