Tag: joy

29
Aug

The Table Is Set!

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; My cup runs over. Psalm 23:5 (KJV)   Psalm 23 is a personal testimony of King David’s experience with God, and till today it still is a testament of the Lord’s presence in our lives. It indeed […]

18
Aug

God of Hope

Romans 15:13 – Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit Our God is a God of Hope. Isaiah 40:31 says that all those who put their hope in God will soar like eagles. They will […]

30
Jun

Imitating Christ

Therefore, be imitators of God as dear children. Ephesians 5:1 Children begin imitating their parents and those around them from a very young age. As they grow into their teen years their world view grows broader, they start imitating a cool friend, a celebrity, or any person to whom they are drawn. Even though we […]

10
Jun

Key to Prosperity

Proverbs 11:25 A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. Most mothers go to any length to do the best they can for their kids. They enjoy showering their kids with the best whether it be meals, attention, clothes, etc. But there are many others who personify ‘giving.’ What a blessing it […]

04
Jun

Being happy is your choice

Philippians 4:4:  Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, rejoice. Paul writes this verse while he was imprisoned.  He was bound in chains when he wrote to the “free people” at the church in Philippi.  Paul chose to be happy and content in everything.  He never grumbled when he was persecuted. No situation […]

05
Apr

My Strength Comes From God

Nehemiah 8:10: …for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength. In this Bible passage, Ezra is reading the word of God to the people of Israel as they return to their homeland after a 70-year exile. As Ezra reads from God’s word, the […]

24
Mar

There is immense joy in suffering

But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. 1 Peter 4:13  (KJV) What a glorious God we serve .A God who leads us not just in our joys but also in our sufferings. So why despair when He is always by our side. […]

01
Dec

Practice Gladness

Serve the LORD with gladness, come before HIS presence with singing. Psalm 100:2  GOD is our place of comfort. The way, in which a child runs to its mother’s arms should we run to our ABBA FATHER. He is our place of gladness, comfort, and strength.  When we come to the presence of our Lord […]

29
Nov

Your now is not not forever.

The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love;   I have drawn you with unfailing kindness. Jeremiah 31:3 (NIV) The book of the prophet Jeremiah is full of warnings and prophecies of doom to  Israel. It emphasizes the future troubles that Israel will have to face. But […]

26
Nov

Sorrow is not the end.

Therefore you now have sorrow, but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one will take from you. John 16:22 We notice in the above verse that two really opposite statements are made in one verse, that is, we have sorrow and secondly, no one will take our […]