Intro: Psalm 40 is an explosion of praise for the way the Lord saves those who trust in him. It dwells deeply on the goodness and mercy of the Lord. It is a psalm that shows how the Lord delivers his people from their sin and enemies. To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. 1 I … Continue reading Psalm 40
We all know it is true that often when the Lord disciplines us he goes after those things that we hold more dearly than himself. He wants us to hold him more dearly than anything else in the world. He wants our love for him to be rivaled by nothing and no one. He does this because he knows that only in Himself will we be satisfied. He does it because he loves us, and only wants what is best for us. There is only one place to find joy, and this is in knowing him.
Ran across a great quote from Piper here. All I can say is wow. You should really really read it. It really will make you think about what you are doing with your life. Just incase that link doesn't work here is the full URL: http://www.desiringgod.org/Blog/2565_essential_piper_dont_waste_your_life/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DGBlog+%28DG+Blog%29