Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Word Filled Wednesday




Delight yourself in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. Psalms 37:4

I read this verse this morning in a devotion book where this verse ran parallel to our spiritual gifts. It was a very interesting way of seeing God's Word opened up.

God has uniquely placed in each of our hearts, a desire to serve and He has also equipped us with gifts and abilities to fulfill this God given passion. The ultimate purpose of using our gifts is to glorify God and to share His love with others through words, teaching, service, mercy, giving and encouragement.

When we recognize our gifts and the calling and passion of our hearts to serve the Lord in the way He has called us to, there is an abundance of joy and overflowing blessings into the lives of others.

As we first worship the Lord, our Creator, our Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God and King, we can delight ourselves in Him. He is all good and desires good for each of us. Let us be encouraged to seek Him and love Him more and more. As we delight in Him, He will place His desires in our heart and fulfill them in abundance.

10 comments:

  1. Wonderful thoughts, great picture for that verse.

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  2. Love what you said, "When we recognize our gifts and the calling and passion of our hearts to serve the Lord in the way He has called us to, there is an abundance of joy and overflowing blessings into the lives of others." That is so true. Thank you.

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  3. Great word Joyfull!

    Loved your thoughts too.

    We studied this verse with Beth Moore, and it was great.

    Blessings to you this WFW♥

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  4. I love your thoughts on this verse ... thank you for sharing them!

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  5. I love that beautiful promise.

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  6. Great WFW! When we delight in the Lord and His Word, His desires will become ours.

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  7. A good word! Absolutely agree. When we recognize our gifts and the calling and passion of our hearts to serve the Lord in the way He has called us to, there is an abundance of joy and overflowing blessings into the lives of others. I love that we feel joy when we are flowing in our God-given gifts.

    So what devotion book were you reading this morning?

    Blessings!

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  8. amen!!!! If we place God as our first and seek His Kingdom first, all things shall be added unto us!!

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Thank you for sharing your commment. It is a joy and blessing to hear from you and your words are appreciated.