The Pleasure of God in His Son
Jan 25, 1987
The first and most fundamental thing we can say about the pleasures of God is that he takes pleasure in his Son.
The Pleasure of God in All That He Does
Feb 1, 1987
God is never constrained to do a thing that he despises. He does whatever he wants.
The Pleasure of God in His Creation
Feb 8, 1987
God rejoices in his works because his works are an expression of his glory.
The Pleasure of God in His Name
Feb 15, 1987
God's first love is his name and not his people. And because it is, there is hope for his sinful people.
The Pleasure of God in Election
Feb 22, 1987
God takes pleasure in election because it magnifies his name.
The Pleasure of God in the Good of His People
Mar 1, 1987
God does not do you good out of some constraint or coercion. He is free! And in his freedom he overflows in joy to do you good.
The Pleasure of God in Bruising the Son
Mar 8, 1987
God's pleasure in his name and his pleasure in doing good to sinners meet and marry in his pleasure in bruising his Son.
The Pleasure of God in Those Who Hope in His Love
Mar 15, 1987
God delights in those responses which mirror his magnificence.
The Pleasure of God in the Prayers of the Upright
Mar 22, 1987
Prayer is that wonderful transaction where the wealth of God's glory is magnified and the wants of our soul are satisfied.
The Pleasure of God in Obedience
Mar 29, 1987
Obedience to God makes our God-glorifying hope visible and proves that it is real in our lives.
The Pleasure of God in Public Justice
Apr 5, 1987
Having just and honest dealings in the world displays our confidence that God always cares and provides for his children.