enjoying God in the house of God – how lovely is God’s dwelling place, the church life!


how lovely is the church, God's dwelling place! We love being in God's house, enjoying His presence! [Picture source: via Flickr]The book of Psalms starts with the psalmists appreciating and uplifting the law(see Psa. 1), but God turns them again and again towards Christ – God’s heart’s desire, the precious One, the most lovely One, and the One anointed by God(see Psa. 281623, and 24). What a wonderful Christ! But afterPsalm 24 we see that there’s even a higher enjoyment of God – the enjoyment of God in the house of God! Even our tasting and seeing that the Lord is good(Psa. 34:8) takes place in the house of God. God wants to turn our eyes from the law to Christ, and even more, for us to enjoy Christ in the house of God! What a lovely place this is – the house of God, the tabernacle of God, the dwelling place of God! The church is the house of God – it is God’s retreat, where He comes to find rest, a cool place for Him to relax and enjoy… There are so many aspects of God’s house revealed in the book of the Psalms which are enjoyed by us – here we find rest, peace, enjoyment, satisfaction, protection, supply, joy, etc…. When we were without the Lord and we didn’t know Him, we were in a dark place and the life we lived was miserable; but when we met the Lord and received Him, life divine came into us! Even more now, when the Lord brought us in the church life in the Lord’s recovery – life is so enjoyable! Continue reading this portion about,

how lovely is the church, God’s dwelling place! We love being in God’s house, enjoying His presence!

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