Some people misinterpret the 10 Commandments and the principles of the New Testament as rigid walls erected by God to deny them access to the pleasures of life. Nothing could be farther from the truth.
Whenever God says, “Thou shalt not,” it’s to keep you from stubbing your toe or skinning a knee. Every time He say, “Thou shalt,” He’s inviting you to skip with joy and whistle a tune of happiness.
When you hear the cadence of His voice and walk in step with Him, you discover that He is your strength and shield.
Blessed be the Lord, because He has heard the voice of my supplications! The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; therefore, my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song I will praise Him (Psalm 28:7).