Tag Archives: joy

Lifespan; June 28, 2021


Psalm 90:10 The length of our days is seventy years– or eighty, if we have the strength. I find it deliciously ironic that this is from a Psalm introduced as, “A prayer of Moses the man of God.” Moses didn’t … Continue reading

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The Joy of Harvest; February 5, 2021


Isaiah 9:3 You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as men rejoice when dividing the plunder. It is somehow significant that in a Scripture reading list based on … Continue reading

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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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