In my reading through the Scriptures, I have been paying attention to those passages having to do with things in which God takes pleasure; in which he delights. This is not so I can accumulate interesting little bits of bible knowledge for future use, but so I can presently better understand my Heavenly Father and show my love for him. Perhaps you can add to this list:

    Psalm 104:31- He delights in his works; his works of creation, which reveal his glory. So, as I praise him for a beautiful morning or stand awed by a gorgeous sunset, I am glorying in the very things that give him pleasure.

    Psalm 149:4- He takes delight in his people, especially those who are afflicted. “… he will beautify the afflicted with salvation.” What an amazing thought, that my Father delights in me even when I feel lost in my suffering! In fact, he takes pleasure in me especially when I face the unloveliness of affliction. (I’m going to write a separate blog on this.)

    Psalm 147:11- God delights in those who reverence him and trust him and put their hope in his unfailing love. God does not delight in strength (v.10) but he delights in us when we acknowledge our weakness and our need of him. What an encouragement to come into his presence in those times when I am overwhelmed by all those things that I cannot control.

    Proverbs 11:1- He takes delight in honesty and dealing fairly with others. Hmmm… what a novel thought in our world, where the end justifies the means in personal, national, and international affairs.

    Proverbs 11:20- “… he delights in those whose ways are blameless.” Blameless does not mean perfect, but it describes a person who strives to keep the way of God’s Law as the standard for right living. Job wasn’t perfect, but he strived to live uprightly and with integrity. King David wasn’t perfect, but in Psalm 25 where he acknowledges he is a sinner, he also prays that his integrity and uprightness will protect him against the criticism of his enemies. My Father takes delight in my attempts to walk in obedience to him, just like I rejoiced in the first steps of my children before they fell down again.

    Proverbs 12:22- God hates lies but delights in those who tell the truth. But the implication here is that God delights in those who are “trustworthy” (ESV). People whose lives and dealings, as well as speech, are characterized by truth-telling. Are you being a little shady in that business deal? Are you telling the whole truth to the bank when they ask about how you are going to use that equity loan? Do you have a financially addictive hobby that you are not telling your spouse about? At those times, just think how much your Father takes pleasure in you when you simply tell the truth and do the right thing!

    Jeremiah 9:24- God delights in loving-kindness, justice, and righteousness. Rejoice when you see these things evidenced in this world and in your life because you know your Father is very pleased.

    Matthew 3:17; 17:5; Isa 42:1- God delights in his Son, Jesus. It is little wonder then that God will use the difficult circumstances in our lives as a whittling tool to cut away things in us that do not resemble Jesus. Romans 8:28 indicates that “all things work together for good for those who love God,” and 8:29 defines “the good” as being “conformed to the image of his Son.” God delights when I think and act like Jesus, so he is in the process of reconfiguring me to make that happen. It’s a painful process and I have a long way to go, but one day, when Christ returns, it will be completed. “But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we will see him as he is” (1 John 3:2).

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    How does God delight in us?
    Psalm 147:11- God delights in those who reverence him and trust him and put their hope in his unfailing love. God does not delight in strength (v. 10) but he delights in us when we acknowledge our weakness and our need of him. more
    Does God delight in our prayers?
    In Psalm 50:15 God invites us to “CALL UPON ME in the day of trouble: I WILL DELIVER THEE, and thou shalt glorify Me.” God delights to answer our prayers when we are going through crisis, He will always answer our prayer for deliverance and salvation. more
    Is Angel Delight like Jell-O?
    Angel Delight is an instant dessert, much like Jello® Instant Pudding in North America, but it whips up lighter with more air in it. more
    Is delight a unisex name?
    Delight is a christian boy name and it is an English originated name with multiple meanings.Delight Name Meaning in English. more
    What is triple delight?
    Choice beef tenderloin, sliced with chicken and fresh jumbo shrimp, sauteed with an assortment of Chinese vegetables in a special brown sauce. more
    What is a gastronomical delight?
    relating to the preparation and consumption (= eating) of good food: This dish is a gastronomic delight. Preparing food. more
    Does God delight in blessing us?
    He does delight in us. Why? Psalm 147:11 says, “But the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love” (ESV). Psalm 70:4, “May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you! more
    When did Mars Delight get discontinued?
    2008 Mars Delight, the lighter and fluffier sibling of the standard Mars bar, entered stores in 2004, but was sadly discontinued in 2008. more
    What is seafood delight Chinese food?
    Assortment of selected seafood including prawns, scallops, squid, scallion flavor in a nest. Sautéed scallops, shrimp, crab meat, fish cakes, calamari, Chinese napa, and tofu simmered in wine and spicy bean sauce. Served in a flaming wok. more
    What is free delight in Swiggy?
    Priced at Rs 49 a month or Rs 149 for a quarter, Swiggy Super was offering limited benefits including free unlimited delivery and exemption from surge pricing. However, now it also includes 'Super Delight' that promises free dessert or beverages at selected partners at Swiggy every time a Super member order through it. more
    What girl name means delight?
    112 Baby Girl Names That Mean Delight more

    Source: davemcdowell.org

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