Delight yourself in Jesus, your Beloved, who gives you rest.

Delight yourself in Jesus, your Beloved, who gives you rest.

“I sat down in his shade with great delight [chamad], and his fruit was sweet to my taste.” (Song 2:3)

“I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” (Jn 10:10)

“you will find rest for your souls.” (Matt 11:29)

“the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.” (1Tim 6:17)

“Delight yourself also in the LORD, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.” (Ps 37:4)

“For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man.” (Rom 7:22)

“Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy” (Jude 1:24)

“You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy” (Ps 16:11)

“He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters.” (Ps 23:2)

“He has no form or comeliness; and when we see Him, there is no beauty that we should desire Him.” (Isa 53:2)

“Keep me as the apple of Your eye; hide me under the shadow of Your wings” (Ps 17:8)

“How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! Therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of Your wings.” (Ps 36:7)

“Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me! For my soul trusts in You; and in the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge” (Ps 57:1)

“Because You have been my help, therefore in the shadow of Your wings I will rejoice.” (Ps 63:7)

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” (Ps 91:1)

“The LORD is your keeper; the LORD is your shade at your right hand.” (Ps 121:5)

“For You have been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat” (Isa 25:4)

“And He has made My mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of His hand He has hidden Me” (Isa 49:2)

“And I have put My words in your mouth; I have covered you with the shadow of My hand” (Isa 51:16)

“Of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the nations.” (Lam 4:20)

Reading: Song 1-4; Rom 11