King David understood pleasure. First, he understood clearly how misguided pleasure can have tragic consequences. Just turn to 2 Samuel 11-12 to read the whole tragic story of David's affair with Bathsheba. Second, David understood the joyous pleasure that results from a deep and passionate relationship with God. We see it over and over in psalms like today's Key Study Passage, where David expresses ...
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Heavenly Father, forgive me when I seek pleasures that will never fulfill or satisfy me. May I seek you more than anything else—the giver of all that is good, enjoyable, and truly pleasurable.
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