Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them.
then you shall take delight in the Lord, and I will make you ride on the heights of the earth; I will feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.
And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.
To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, in your strength the king rejoices, and in your salvation how greatly he exults! You have given him his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah
For then you will delight yourself in the Almighty and lift up your face to God.
Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call upon God at all times?
Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,
May my meditation be pleasing to him, for I rejoice in the Lord.
Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy, and I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God.
As an apple tree among the trees of the forest, so is my beloved among the young men. With great delight I sat in his shadow, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.
For he has said, ‘It profits a man nothing that he should take delight in God.’
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