Let Him Be Your Delight Psa 1:1 Blessed835 is the man376 that834 walketh1980 not3808 in the counsel6098 of the ungodly,7563 nor3808 standeth5975 in the way1870 of sinners,2400 nor3808 sitteth3427 in the seat4186 of the scornful.3887 Psa 1:2 But3588, 518 his delight2656 is in the law8451 of the LORD;3068 and in his law8451 doth he meditate1897 day3119 and night.3915 BLESSED IS THE MAN WHO DOES NOT DO THESE THINGS- WHY? HIS DELIGHT IS IN GODâ€™S WORD AND WAY- WHAT IS IT YOU DELIGHT IN? WHAT HOLDS YOUR ATTENTION? - YOUR DESIRE?- YOUR TIME? Psa 1:3 And he shall be1961 like a tree6086 planted8362 by5921 the rivers6388 of water,4325 that834 bringeth forth5414 his fruit6529 in his season;6256 his leaf5929 also shall not3808 wither;5034 and whatsoever3605, 834 he doeth6213 shall prosper.6743 WHEN YOU DELIGHT IN HIM HE DELIGHTS IN YOU, WATCHING OVER YOUR LIFE AND CAUSING YOU TO BEAR MUCH FRUIT TO HIS HONOR AND GLORY! Psa 2:1 Why4100 do the heathen1471 rage,7283 and the people3816 imagine1897 a vain thing?7385 Psa 2:2 The kings4428 of the earth776 set themselves,3320 and the rulers7336 take counsel3245 together,3162 against5921 the LORD,3068 and against5921 his anointed,4899 saying, Psa 2:3 Let us break their bands asunder,5423, (853), 4147 and cast away7993 their cords5688 from4480 us. WHY DO THEY RAGE ? WHY DO THEY REBEL ? IT IS SIMPLY BECAUSE TIER DELIGHT IS IN OTHER THINGS. LET US BREAK THEIR BANDS- THESE ARE A PEOPLE WHO CONSIDER GODâ€™S WILL AND PURPOSES AN PLACE OF BONDAGE- NOTHING COULD BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH- INDEED THE ONLY PLACE YOU CAN TRULY BE FREE IS IN HIS PRESENCE! Psa 2:4 He that sitteth3427 in the heavens8064 shall laugh:7832 the Lord136 shall have them in derision.3932 Psa 2:5 Then227 shall he speak1696 unto413 them in his wrath,639 and vex926 them in his sore displeasure.2740 Psa 2:6 Yet have I589 set5258 my king4428 upon5921 my holy6944 hill2022 of Zion.6726 Psa 2:7 I will declare5608, 413 the decree:2706 the LORD3068 hath said559 unto413 me, Thou859 art my Son;1121 this day3117 have I589 begotten3205 thee. ALL THE PLOTTING AND PLANNING ISN THE WORLD WONâ€™T HELP THEM - GODâ€™S WILL AND WORD WILL COME TO PASS! Psa 2:8 Ask7592 of4480 me, and I shall give5414 thee the heathen1471 for thine inheritance,5159 and the uttermost parts657 of the earth776 for thy possession.272 Psa 2:9 Thou shalt break7489 them with a rod7626 of iron;1270 thou shalt dash them in pieces5310 like a potter's3335 vessel.3627 THE LORD HIMSELF IS IN THE BREAKING BUSINESS- HE IS TRYING HEARTS AND BREAKING THOSE WHO DO NOT DELIGHT IN HIM! Psa 2:10 Be wise7919 now6258 therefore, O ye kings:4428 be instructed,3256 ye judges8199 of the earth.776 Psa 2:11 Serve5647 (853) the LORD3068 with fear,3374 and rejoice1523 with trembling.7461 Psa 2:12 Kiss5401 the Son,1248 lest6435 he be angry,599 and ye perish6 from the way,1870 when3588 his wrath639 is kindled1197 but a little.4592 Blessed835 are all3605 they that put their trust2620 in him. BE WISE, SERVE , FEAR, REJOICE- BLESSED ARE THEY THAT PUT THEIR TRUST IN HIM- WHAT ARE YOU TRUSTING IN- A JOB- MONEY- A RELATIONSHIP- YOUR SCHEMES AND PLANS? PUT YOUR TRUST IN HIM! Psa 3:1 A Psalm4210 of David,1732 when he fled1272 from4480, 6440 Absalom53 his son.1121 LORD,3068 how4100 are they increased7231 that trouble6862 me! many7227 are they that rise up6965 against5921 me. YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES MAY LOOK BAD- Psa 3:2 Many7227 there be which say559 of my soul,5315 There is no369 help3444 for him in God.430 Selah.5542 THOSE AROUND YOU MAY BOMBARD YOU WITH DISCOURAGEMENT- Psa 3:3 But thou,859 O LORD,3068 art a shield4043 for1157 me; my glory,3519 and the lifter up7311 of mine head.7218 I KEEP MY EYES ON HIM- HE ALWAYS SEES ME- Psa 3:4 I cried7121 unto413 the LORD3068 with my voice,6963 and he heard6030 me out of his holy6944 hill.4480, 2022 Selah.5542 I KNOW HE ALWAYS HEARS ME- Psa 3:5 I589 laid me down7901 and slept;3462 I awaked;6974 for3588 the LORD3068 sustained5564 me. HE ALWAYS SUSTAINS ME- NOT MY STRENGTH OR WISDOM BUT HIM Psa 3:6 I will not3808 be afraid3372 of ten thousands4480, 7233 of people,5971 that834 have set7896 themselves against5921 me round about.5439 NOW I KNOW I NEVER HAVE TO FEAR ANY OR EVERY WIND THAT BLOWS MY WAY FOR YOU ARE MY GOD! Psa 3:7 Arise,6965 O LORD;3068 save3467 me, O my God:430 for3588 thou hast smitten5221 (853) all3605 mine enemies341 upon the cheek bone;3895 thou hast broken7665 the teeth8127 of the ungodly.7563 THERE IS NO REAL STRESS IN MY LIFE FOR THE BATTLE IS YOURS MY LORD! Psa 3:8 Salvation3444 belongeth unto the LORD:3068 thy blessing1293 is upon5921 thy people.5971 Selah.5542 SALVATION BY DEFINITION IS DELIVERANCE- SURELY HE WILL DELIVER US FROM OUR ADVERSARIES AS WE DRAW NEAR TO HIM! WEBSTERâ€™S DICTIONARY DEFINES BLESSING AS Bless BLESS, v.t. pret. and ppr. blessed or blest. 1. To pronounce a wish of happiness to one; to express a wish or desire of happiness. And Isaac called Jacob and blessed him. Gen 28. 2. To make happy; to make successful; to prosper in temporal concerns; as, we are blest with peace and plenty. The Lord thy God shall bless thee in all thou doest. Deu 15. 3. To make happy in a future life. Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. Rev 14. 4. To set apart or consecrate to holy purposes; to make and pronounce holy. And God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it. Gen 2 5. To consecrate by prayer; to invoke a blessing upon. And Jesus took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven he blessed them. Luke 9. 6. To praise; to glorify, for benefits received. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me. Psa 103. 7. To praise; to magnify; to extol, for excellencies. Psa 104. 8. To esteem or account happy; with the reciprocal pronoun. The nations shall bless themselves in him. Jer 4. 9. To pronounce a solemn prophetical benediction upon. Gen 27. Deu 33. 10. In this line of Spenser, it may signify to throw, for this is nearly the primary sense.