Tag Archives: joy

The Simple Life; October 30, 2019


Proverbs 29:6 An evil man is snared by his own sin, but a righteous one can sing and be glad. The longer I live, the more aware I am of the truth of this verse. When you live in honest, … Continue reading

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Blessings; October 2, 2019


Psalm 144:15 Blessed are the people of whom this is true; blessed are the people whose God is the Lord. In verses 12-14 David describes abundant material blessings, so it is clear that is what he is talking about here. … Continue reading

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Evangelism; September 7, 2019


Psalm 107:1-3 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures for ever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say this— those he redeemed from the hand of the foe, those he gathered from the lands, from … Continue reading

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Light; August 29, 2019


Psalm 97:11 Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart. The Japanese is very specific about the original Hebrew figure of speech here. It says, “Light is scattered like seed for the righteous, and joy … Continue reading

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God’s Word in our Hearts; August 3, 2019


Psalm 40:8 “I desire to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart.” This is another Psalm that I am torn when it comes to writing on just a little bit of it. There are several … Continue reading

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Emotions; July 17, 2019


Ezra 3:13 No one could distinguish the sound of the shouts of joy from the sound of weeping, because the people made so much noise. And the sound was heard far away. Intense emotions overlap. Actually, the weeping of the … Continue reading

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The God of Hope; April 4, 2019


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. There are many benedictions recorded in the … Continue reading

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