Tag Archives: joy

The Necessity of the Incarnation; December 19, 2020


Titus 3:3 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. This is a pretty bleak picture of mankind, … Continue reading

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Faith and Hope; November 8, 2020


Romans 15:13 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. How good of the Lord to have … Continue reading

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Joy!; November 1, 2020


Romans 5:1-4 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,¬†through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the … Continue reading

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Grace and Truth; October 19, 2020


John 1:16-17 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. I get happy every time I read John 1! It’s … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Compassion; July 22, 2020


Matthew 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. This is such a picture of Jesus’ heart. He had just been told of his cousin John’s execution by Herod, and … Continue reading

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Trouble; June 2, 2020


Psalm 30:4-5 Sing to the Lord, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. The … Continue reading

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Walking in the Truth; May 10, 2020


3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. Every time I read 3 John this verse jumps out at me because it is so true in my own life, … Continue reading

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Truth; May 9, 2020


2 John 1:1-2 The elder, To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in the truth–and not I only, but also all who know the truth–because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us … Continue reading

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Joy; April 28, 2020


1 Peter 1:8-9 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 goal … Continue reading

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Suffering; March 9, 2020


Philippians 1:29 For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him. Reading this I immediately thought of a report I read just recently of persecuted believers … Continue reading

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