When you hear the word “delight” or “delightful”, what images come to your mind?  Perhaps you see a tea party or a particularly happy event.  Maybe it is visualizing a stroll along the ocean front with a good friend or relaxing for a few minutes in a hot tub.  It could be that you loved an idea that an acquaintance gave to you and told him/her that you were delighted to hear it.  At this challenging time in our world, however, it seems that all of us are learning to find our satisfaction and pleasure in much simpler things at home than we normally did just one month ago.  Instead of a fine meal in a restaurant, we are finding that having enough groceries in our home is satisfying.  In place of going here and there whenever and wherever we wish, a short walk in a safe area can bring us a sense of joy or pleasure.

It is a very opportune time for all of us to examine where our sources of comfort and joy are found.  Do they exist in our creature comforts or in the One who gives us all things to enjoy?  Is your greatest pleasure found in your material and financial security or in a Savior who has promised to supply all of your needs.  When anxiety and disappointment start to creep into the edges of your mind, where do you find solace and contentment?

You are invited to join us as we explore the Bible and discover various ideas that we can incorporate in our lives to help us “find delight (satisfaction, pleasure, joy, contentment) in the Lord”.  After all, His promise to us is to satisfy our heart’s desires if we find Him to be the most admirable and worthy object of our focus and longings.  That is a promise worth investigating, don’t you agree?


  1. I’m looking forward to finding new delights and joy in the Lord. So far during this ‘shelter-in-place’ I have taken delight in hearing more birds sing their morning wake up songs. I’ve seen more deer resting in the meadows. I’ve said hello to more neighbors in the street. I’ve watch a great blue heron walk down the road and stop to stare in front of my house. I’ve taken delight in the children riding their bikes with their parents. I’ve exchanged and tried out more recipes. I’ve reached out to old and new friends. I’ve learned the Ukulele again and sung more songs each day with my husband.I’ve planted a vegetable garden. I’ve shown some college students how to take ‘mental health’ breaks so they can get through this difficult time and still stay in school. I’ve made face-masks. I’ve delivered food and Easter baskets to the shut-ins. Most importantly, I’ve listened to the Lord more, I’ve prayed more, I’ve memorized Psalms and taken great delight in HIS guidance. Thank you for continuing our bible study.

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