The Mutual Pleasure of Worship

Unfathomable Grace

Good worship pleases the Lord.

His delight is not in the strength of the horse, nor his pleasure in the legs of a man, but the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him …     (Psalm 147:10-11)

The Lord takes pleasure in his people …     (Psalm 149:4)

Consider this truth, the Lord who needs nothing and is perfectly satisfied in his Trinitarian communion, creates men and women to enjoy. They are made in his image. Redeemed individuals are his workmanship. His children are his delight. He dances over them for they are the apple of his eye. Therefore, in all that we do as Christians, whether we eat or drink or whatever we do, it is our duty and honor to bring him joy, and this is especially true as we assemble for corporate worship in his house. As his holy family, we ought to focus on our holy God and bring our…

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