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Joy in These Times 

Let your hope keep you joyful, be patient in your troubles, and pray at all times.  
(Romans 12:12 GNT)  

If you look at the news today, it is almost too much to bear. We have had to completely change our…

Joy and Peace 

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13 ) 

There is a song we used…

Great Joy! 

And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.” (Luke 2:10 ESV) 

The angel appeared to shepherds who were keeping watch over their flock…

Light & Joy in Our Hearts 

Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart. (Psalm 97:11 ESV) 

The light of God’s word is spread broadly in our hearts. He shines His light, and we are able to understand and gain wisdom…

Joy and Peace 

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ. (Philippians…

Fullness of Joy In God's Presence 

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. (Psalm 16:11 ESV) 

Imagine what the fullness of joy looks and feels like. What would it…

Fruit of the Spirit - Joy 

“These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.” 
(John 15:11 NKJV) 

Galatians 5:22-23 says, "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness…

Peace With a Purpose

For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. (Isaiah 55:12 ESV) 

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Acts of Kindness

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, (Colossians 3:12 ESV) 

We live in a very rural area where everyone knows each other. So far in this pandemic, we have been…

Joy In These Times

 Let your hope keep you joyful, be patient in your troubles, and pray at all times. 
(Romans 12:12 GNT) 

If you look at the news today, it is almost too much to bear. We have been told to expect things…

The Importance of Learning 

Pay attention to what you are taught, and you will be successful; trust in the LORD and you will be happy. 
Proverbs 16:20 GNT 

Success is defined as “the attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like.” Many people view…

Joy and Peace 

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. 
(Romans 15:13 ) 

There is a song we used…

Great Joy 

And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.” (Luke 2:10 ESV) 

The angel appeared to shepherds who were keeping watch over their flock…

Light and Joy 

Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart. 
(Psalm 97:11 ESV) 

The light of God’s word is spread broadly in our hearts. He shines His light, and we are able to understand and gain wisdom…

Joy Through Prayer 

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ. 
(Philippians…

Joy in Prayer 

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! 
(Philippians 4:4 NKJV) 

We can expect to have many burdens and struggles in this life. Being a believer and a child of God does not keep us from having problems…

Rejoice and Be Glad 

I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High. (Psalm 9:2 NIV) 

Do you ever find yourself walking around humming a hymn or familiar Christian song with joy? That is…

Hearts Full of Joy 

Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. (Psalm 119:111 NIV) 

A statute is a law or rule or regulation. These words can conjure up a very strict and foreboding scenario. Many people read verses…

Inexpressible and Glorious Joy 

Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your…

Fullness of Joy 

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. 
(Psalm 16:11 ESV) 

Imagine what the fullness of joy looks and feels like. What would it…

The Fruit of the Spirit is Joy

The Fruit of the Spirit is Joy. 

Galatians 5:22-23 says, "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law." 

Today's focus is JOY…

Spreading God's Joy - Advent - Day 8

God chose to offer us salvation so that we might know Him and then become messengers of His joy to others. We have good news to proclaim to all people, just as the angel did long ago.