Psalm 4:7 — You have given me greater joy than those who have abundant harvests of grain and new wine (NLT).
The Message Bible says it this way: “I have God’s more-than-enough, more joy in one ordinary day than they get in all their shopping sprees.” Immeasurable joy accompanies the revelation of knowing that what you have in Christ is far greater than reaching the pinnacle of earthly riches. There’s simply no comparison.
David obviously understood this truth, and it brought him great joy. Many people lose their joy because they’re busy comparing themselves to others. By earthly standards, someone else will always appear to have it better than you, but the truth is no one can have it better than you when you have Jesus. He’s more than enough.
There is great joy in realizing that an ordinary day with God far outweighs an extraordinary one without Him. In Christ, you’ve got it really good.
1 Timothy 6:6 — Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth (NLT).
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