Question: "What does it mean that God will rejoice over us with singing (Zephaniah 3:17)?" Answer: Zephaniah 3:17 includes an interesting description of God singing over people: “The LORD your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.”
For what does appear to the be the vast majority of us, a life on the road means owning and largely living in an RV. Recreational Vehicles afford us the most opportunity to move around as we please, with the least amount of planning and at the lowest cost. Wherever we go, our home is
Okay, what is with the whole “afflict your souls” bit? What does that mean? The LORD apparently makes a big deal about it in the above verse. Well, synonyms of the word are trouble, burden, distress, worry, harass. We need to harass our soul, distress it, worry about it, burden it, and be troubled by it. In short, to “afflict our souls” means to judge ourselves. Ouch.
˜ THE LOVE OF SUCH A ONE VI. O thou who art my soul's comfort in the season of sorrow, O thou who art my spirit's treasure30 in the bitterness31 of dearth!32 That which the imagination has not conceived33 , that which the understanding has not seen.34 , Visiteth my soul from thee, hence in worship I turn toward thee35 By thy grace I keep fixed on eternity my amorous gaze, Except, O king, the pomps that perish lead me astray. The favour36 of that one, who brings glad tidings of thee, Even…