It seems that we are always, constantly seeking pleasure. We are seeking to be delighted and satisfied through pleasure—whether it is the pleasure of good, tasty food, the delights of the eye as we look at beauty, or maybe it is the pleasure of sex.
And to be sure, God has created us as pleasure seekers and to enjoy pleasure; and He has created all things for us to enjoy and to get pleasure from. Indeed, God wants us to be happy in life and to enjoy all He gives us: to enjoy our work, our possessions, our marriage, and our life. Look at these verses from Ecclesiastes.
So I saw that there is nothing better for a man than to enjoy his work… (Eccl. 3:22).
Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his…
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