Read Psalm 16.
Please review Friday’s Devotional, if time permits.
“In thy presence is fulness of joy.” Christ being raised from the dead ascended into glory, to dwell in constant nearness to God, where joy is at its full for ever: the foresight of this urged him onward in his glorious but grievous toil. To bring his chosen to eternal happiness was the high ambition which inspired him, and made him wade through a sea of blood. O God, when a worldling’s mirth has all expired, for ever with Jesus may we dwell at thy right hand, where there are pleasures for evermore; and meanwhile, may we have an earnest by tasting thy love below. Treasury of David
I. ABOUNDING SATISFACTION!
II. ABSOLUTE SURPLUS!
That means: there will always be enough and even more than enough.
III. AMPLE SUPPLIES!
Now, here is the most exciting part, “At Thy right hand there are pleasures forever more.”
Pleasure is not exactly what we think it means, but it is delight, sweet and agreeable. So, what we are saying is that you can have joy, if we agree that:
IV. ACKNOWLEDGE THE SOURCE, GOD!
God will not be before our face unless we set Him there and then the result will:
A. Help us to grow in our relationship with Him.
B. Find out exactly who we are – He will reveal it to us.
C. It gives us even more hope.