Psalm 16:11 You will make known to me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
This text is about experiencing God's joy and pleasure in this life and forever more.
The Psalmist is declaring that the path to full and lasting pleasure is found in God alone.
Jesus is the only travel guide to heaven. He alone is the one who provides the path in which we must take that has been outlined by God for us to travel even before the foundation of the world.
Jesus alone knows the route to heaven, therefore, following His lead is not an option but a matter of life and death if you plan to spend eternity with God.
As David ponders the goodness of God He is confident in God's wisdom, His goodness, His counsel, His guidance, His promise of eternal security now and forever and God's fullness of joy and pleasures forever more.
These treasures that God offers to them that would believe, trust and follow are still available today. Do you want your life to be lead by God? Obey in following Him. Where is he leading you? The answer can be found in daily study and meditation of the scripture. God speaks through His Word for they are one.
Where have you placed your confidence? Who is your travel guide? What has been revealed to you on their path? Is God's saving grace, goodness, mercy, kindness, pleasures and fullness of joy on this path? If not, you are on the wrong path with the wrong travel guide.
When God is first priority in our lives we come to realize that He is a"TREASURE" that satisfies and brings security and pleasure now and forevermore.
It is the Lord God who keeps us eternally secure in this life and the next as we follow His lead in faith and hope. It is the Lord our God who is near us in life and it is He who promises to never leave us even in death.
People of God, trust God to be your daily portion for when we do He provides all we need on a daily basis, lacking nothing.
If we want to build our confidence with God, we need to see Him as our source and not our resource for He is the ultimate provider regardless if man wants to acknowledge this truth or not.
Building our confidence in God also requires that we daily study and meditate on the Word of God, do our best to obey it, pray and accept the fact God is Sovereign and in control of all the affairs of life, the world and our future.
Jesus is our travel guide and our eternal security. Will you trust Him on today to be just that for you? If you do He will make known to you the path of life and you will find fullness of joy and pleasures forevermore.
Does this mean you won't have struggles? Absolutely not! But, God promises that He will be with you in them.
King David experienced this joy that is spoken about in this text on today. We too can experience this joy that David experienced when we submit and surrender to the will of God for our lives.
When we seek the Lord with our whole heart we will find Him, pleasures of joy and fullness forevermore. He alone possess these great treasures.
Is God your travel guide? If not, you are traveling on the wrong path that eventually leads to death, sorrow, pain and everlasting separation from God.
The Path of life that is being offered today from heaven starts with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This is the road where you will find God's leading, God's everlasting love for you, God's grace, salvation, deliverance, eternal security, hope, fullness of joy and God's everlasting pleasures.
The transformed mind must declare that "wherever God leads me I will follow".
Everlasting life with God can only be found on the path of "LIFE". Jesus declares that He is the resurrection and the life.
Now is the time to take refuge in God for your eternal security for He alone makes can make know to us the path of life.
There is one travel guide that directs the path to heaven and eternal security and His name is Jesus Christ. Do you know Him as your personal Savior? Cry out to Him on today for He is not only waiting to hear from you but He promises that those whom the Father sends to Him will in no wise be cast out.
Jesus is the only travel guide to heaven. There is no other route to take. He is it!