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What attracts and delights God? Are we tempted to imagine that where we are and what we do somehow impresses God?
When Israel fell into the trap of relying on the place and the processes of temple worship and forgetting the heart of the worshipper, Isaiah provided an antidote. He spoke of the majesty of God and the might of God, and reminded them of the mercy of God.
Like them, we can have low views of God and haughty views of our own contributions, imagining that God is impressed by the things that impress us.
But the Lord of heaven and earth looks on the poor, the contrite in spirit, the one who trembles at his word. It is in such a humble heart that the Lord delights to dwell.