August 13 – 19
Being Happy In Him Alone
Scripture: “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4
Devotional: Many of us work out or exercise because it is our desire to be healthy. While we may do this routinely and many times don’t really just enjoy it, we know that it is good for our bodies, and we prepare our minds and, in many instances, end up finding satisfaction in it. In our walk as Christians, the Psalmist reminds us to likewise trust God and enjoy Him even when we do not always feel it because, in due season, you and I will reap a harvest of His joy and peace, which, ultimately, will bring happiness to our hearts!
Prayer: Father, You are awesome, you are majestic; we thank you for being our Joy! Now Lord, give us the willingness and realization to see what we have in You and in You alone. We worship and we adore You for who You are; we cannot thank You enough and through our gratitude, enable us to experience You and find true delight and pleasure in knowing You! We give You praise through Jesus Christ, who died and resurrected for us, in Him we pray, Amen and Amen!
Reflection Question: What brings a smile to your face when you think about the Lord?