Tuesday, January 05, 2010

What Brings the Most Joy

A powerful thought I gleaned from Mark Batterson's new book, Primal: (an awesome read, by the way)

What brings the most joy to God's heart: singing songs to Him, or caring for the poor?

3 comments:

Steve Gerich said...

Maybe it's when the poor sing songs to God because his people have shown them compassion.

Anonymous said...

It is doing what God's wants us to do.

Daniel G. Shipton said...

Both, but only if done with a heart focused on God. Anything done with out a Godly heart is worthless. Thus, singing (even poorly) can bless God if from a Godly heart. Helping (no matter how grand) could fall short if we do it to bless ourselves in feeling good, instead of to please and witness for our Lord.