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.
Intro: Psalm 37 encourages us to take the long view when it comes to our lives. David encourages us to not get angry when we see cheaters prosper but to trust in the Lord. For he has promised to prosper and give unspeakable joy to his followers. 37:1 Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not … Continue reading Psalm 37
The point: The foolishness of the wicked who do not fear God even though he shows great faithfulness and love. He is the fountain of life and the source of all light. Yet they have rejected him, and their ultimate destruction is assured.