“Fun To Be Rich” ( Psalm 119:14, WYC ) by Carley Evans


Chinese depiction of Jesus and the rich man (M...
Chinese depiction of Jesus and the rich man (Mark 10) – 1879, Beijing, China

“I delighted in the way of thy witnessings; (as much) as in all riches. (I delighted in the way of thy teachings, or thy commands; as much as in great riches.)”

“I rejoice in the way revealed by Your decrees as much as in all riches.” (HCSB)

People recognize it’s fun to be wealthy, to have riches, to wallow in money. David wisely knows it’s best to “delight in the way of [God’s] witnessings” (His teachings, His commands, His decrees; i.e His Word).

God’s Word reveals the way. Wisdom is rejoicing in God’s ways, knowing always God’s ways are not our ways, and His thoughts are not our thoughts.

Jesus says, “I Am the Way…”