What Does God Delight In?

 

Does this sound like a strange question? God is your Creator/Judge and if you understand what He values you will begin to understand His ways; which are not our ways, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD.”

A list of all that God delights in is too long for this small space. Let’s focus on this statement from God: “But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.” God lists three things that He loves to “exercise”—lovingkindness, judgment, & righteousness.

Lovingkindness meets people’s real needs, not what they imagine them to be. Have you misunderstood God’s actions toward you; such as God sending His Son to die for you? Do you truly understand your need? Judgment is comparing self, others, things to a set of laws and principles. God delights in doing this. If this seems strange, especially in our society where people claim a right to do whatever they want, realize that God made you and has set all the rules according to His own perfect-ness—“holiness.” Righteousness is being right in thought and action. Not just claiming to be right, but acting right in comparison to the God’s own perfect-ness. Being right does not come about by following public/majority opinion. How do the things you think are “cool” compare with what God thinks? More questions have been asked than answered. I hope you will visit or contact us.

 

 

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