God's steadfast love is better than life. It's experientially preferable. It's truly better than anything else we could ever encounter, up to and including life itself. And beholding this greatness of God is the key to changing ourselves into the kinds of people we want to and ought to be.
Coming into contact with the profundity of God's love makes us loving people. It makes us love Him. It makes us love each other. And it can even help us love the whole world.
Main text: Psalm 63
- Psalm 63:1-2: David's existential longing leads him to encounter God.
- Psalm 63:3-8: David's encounter convinces him that God's steadfast love is better than life.
- Psalm 63:9-11: Even in great distress, David has realized he can count on God's steadfast love.