Sam Storms: Don’t apologize for that relentless and chronic ache for joy.

Some people are terrified of appearing needy. Obsessed with their public image and how they are perceived, they put on a false front of self-sufficiency and self-reliance. Not David! That’s one of the things I admire most in the author of so many of these psalms. He is utterly unashamed to acknowledge before others his weakness … More Sam Storms: Don’t apologize for that relentless and chronic ache for joy.

Spurgeon on Psalm 32: God is to be the garden of our soul’s delight.

Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart! —Psalm 32:11 Charles H. Spurgeon comments on this verse in The Treasury of David: Be glad. Happiness is not only our privilege, but our duty. Truly we serve a generous God, since he makes it a part of … More Spurgeon on Psalm 32: God is to be the garden of our soul’s delight.