Daily Devotional by Joyce Meyer (GOD IS PLEASED AND DELIGHTED IN YOU)
He brought me forth also into a large place; He was delivering me because He was pleased with me and delighted in me. —Psalm 18:19
Have you ever taken time to think about what you think about yourself? God thinks you are special, and He celebrates you all the time. He doesn't mention your past sins, and He rejoices over you with singing (see Zephaniah 3:17).
According to Scripture, King David, who wrote our verse for today, was far from perfect, but he believed God was pleased with him. David made the same statement again in 2 Samuel 22:20. He really knew God's pleasure and delight in him.
I hope you also know how pleased and delighted God is with you. Can you imagine walking around your house or driving around in your car singing, "God is pleased with me and He delights in me!" Many people would not have that kind of confidence, but we should. We should believe what God says in His Word about how He feels toward us. If you have the courage to begin speaking over yourself that God is pleased and delights in you, you may feel embarrassed at first, but soon you will begin to walk in new levels of confidence, power, peace, and joy.
God may not be pleased with all our behavior, but He is pleased with us if we love Him and want to make progress. When we make positive confessions like the ones I’m suggesting today, we are agreeing with God's Word.
Love Yourself Today: God is not mad at you, and He loves you. He's smiling over you and singing over you because He is pleased and delighted with you.