Tag Archives: joy

JOY; March 24, 2022


Psalm 69:5-6 You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put … Continue reading

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Emotion; March 20, 2022


Psalm 43:5 Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. I have seen jokes made about the Old Testament practice, … Continue reading

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God’s Faithfulness; February 15, 2022


1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful … Continue reading

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Children of Light; February 3, 2022


Ephesians 5:8-10 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) and find out what pleases the Lord. … Continue reading

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Drinking; January 23, 2022


1 Corinthians 10:31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. This verse is the perfect follow-up to verse 23: “‘Everything is permissible’ – but not everything is beneficial. ‘Everything … Continue reading

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Relationships; January 18, 2022


Romans 14:7-8 For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or … Continue reading

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Trials; November 3, 2021


James 1:2-4 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not … Continue reading

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Reward for Ministry; October 30, 2021


Philemon 1:7 Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints. Here we have a record of one of the rewards of pastoral ministry. There is indeed deep joy and … Continue reading

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God’s Supply; October 7, 2021


Romans 8:32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all–how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? It’s very easy to understand why this is my wife’s favorite … Continue reading

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Faith; August 2, 2021


Habakkuk 3:18-19 yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to go on the … Continue reading

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