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Pleasure

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A gratifying emotion, used in Scripture to refer to both human and divine emotions. Believers are invited to take pleasure in every aspect of God’s creation, while not allowing pleasure in the creation to overshadow pleasure in the Creator himself.

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Divine pleasure

That which gives God pleasure

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That which does not give God pleasure

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Human pleasure

God provides everything for the enjoyment of life

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Pleasure in human physical relationships

Song of Solomon 4:10 ESV
How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your oils than any spice!
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Such pleasures are not satisfying in themselves

Ecclesiastes 2:10–11 ESV
And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them. I kept my heart from no pleasure, for my heart found pleasure in all my toil, and this was my reward for all my toil. Then I considered all that my hands had done and the toil I had expended in doing it, and behold, all was vanity and a striving after wind, and there was nothing to be gained under the sun.
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True pleasure is found in the things of God

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Pleasures may also be misleading or positively sinful

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