Giddy Joy!

Giddy Joy

Psalm 33:18-21 struck me today.

Now the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him —

those who depend on His faithful love

 to deliver them from death

and to keep them alive in famine.

 We wait for Yahweh;

He is our help and shield.

 For our hearts rejoice in Him

because we trust in His holy name.

They eye of the Lord is on those who depend on Him.  My natural mode of operation is independence, which always brings about famine in my soul, and robs me of my joy and peace.  I needed this reminder to DEPEND on His FAITHFUL LOVE.

His faithful love is DEPENDABLE. The Scriptures describe God’s love as faithful and unfailing. I love this word in the original language.  It is the word hesed and it speaks of God’s covenantal love —a love that is steadfast and immovable, faithful even when we are not.  It is a word that describes His mercy, goodness, faithfulness and kindness.  It is central to the character of God.  Psalm 136 uses this word 26 times to Continue reading “Giddy Joy!”