"One thing have I
desired of the LORD,
that will I seek after;
that I may dwell in the house of
all the days of my life,
to behold the beauty of the LORD,
and to inquire in his temple."
The Right Choice
pretty sure of himself!
specify just one desire, and to him it was
wanted was to "dwell in the house of the Lord"
all the days
of his life.
was easier for him to isolate his big desire.
alone, driven out by his enemies, under
of a peaceful return to the Lord's house
opportunity to behold the beauty of the Lord
inquire in His temple ~
be a fairly easy choice!
But . . . we
have so many desires,
sometimes find it hard to choose.
God's house . . .
but we love
our homes too.
We desire to
behold His beauty . . .
cherish the beauty of our family too.
We long to
inquire about Him . . .
are so many daily things to look into.
We all need
God's help in satisfying our desires.
join me in asking Him today:
help me satisfy my desires by fulfilling them
May I love
my house because I love Yours.
cherish the beauty of my life because
You are the
fairest in my life.
May I search
for substance in my daily routine
are the final meaning to all of life.
O Father, I
believe I may,
for You have
given me Christ to satisfy every desire,
Name I pray,
"And he is before all things,
and by him all things consist."
"Lord Dictated Them"