Sat, Jan 26th - 10:34AM
Satisfied With Jesus
Satisfied With Jesus Psalm 17:15
15As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
David prayed that God would search his heart and find him faithful to Him. David wanted his conversation to be worthy of the Lord's favor. He wanted his life to be filled with the Lord's blessing. The desire of David's heart was to know the joy of the Lord in his life. David's life was far from being a charmed life. Even though he was king, his enemies were everywhere! However, David trusted God for his protection. David knew that God was more than able to protect him. David wanted God to be his portion and his stay.
So David wrote the last verse of this song to His heavenly Father, "15As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness." I will behold Your face in righteousness. David wanted God to be pleased with his life. He wanted his life to be one that would fill God's heart with joy! He understood that any righteousness that God saw in him was because of God and not his own goodness. David wanted to see God's face, loving Him not because of what God would do for him with His hands but because of all the things that God would do in his heart and in his life from the inside out.
David said, " I will be satisfied when I awake, with Your likeness." Let me suggest there is no better sleep that a person can have than to go to bed with the Lord! There is no better morning that to wake up with Him, knowing that each new day is an opportunity to walk with Him and talk with Him and to see the great things that He can do in us and though us if we will just allow Him to be God in our lives! David was satisfied with whatever faced him because he knew that God was with him and that God would meet his needs and that God would protect Him.
God has not changed. The same God that loved David is the same God that loves you and me. He wants to provide for us! He wants us to go to sleep knowing the strength of His hand in our lives. He wants us to enjoy a life of righteousness filled with His blessings. He wants us to wake knowing His protection and His provisions for our lives. He wants us to know Him and to wake with that relationship fresh in our hearts! He wants to hear our voice early in the morning as we wake to His face fresh on our minds and in our hearts!
God is indeed so good all of the time! He will do great and wonderful things for us when we allow Him to do so. Let Him be your stay today! Give Him your every decision and see how He can make a real difference in your life today! There is nothing in this world that can begin to compare with being "satisfied with Jesus."
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