Tag Archives: Joy

The God of all Comfort – 2 Corinthians 1:3

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort – 2 Corinthians 1:3 Where do you go for comfort? What gives you peace? How do you find rest and quiet among life’s trials and troubles? I hope your answer involves God. The Word […]

Exceeding Great Joy – Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. – Matthew 2:10 How is your joy meter? In other words, are you rejoicing or sorrowful? Too often when we look around us, we see only sad things, terrible things, going on around us every day. If this describes your perspective, let me invite […]

Joy Comes In The Morning – Psalm 30:4-5

Sing unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. – Psalm 30:4-5 Just the other night my preschooler reminded my wife and […]

Instructing Those That Oppose Themselves – 2 Timothy 2:24-26

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken […]

Cry Against It – Jonah 1:2

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. – Jonah 1:2 Do you ever see some being punished or receiving bad news and think to yourself, “Good.  They deserve it.”  If so, you could have be a prophet in ancient Israel.  That way of […]

Whom Having Not Seen, Ye Love – 1 Peter 1:8

Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory – 1 Peter 1:8 One of the greatest blessings we have in the faith of Christ is the knowledge that we are loved as we love. In fact, the Scriptures […]

They Saw The Star – Matthew 2:12

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. – Matthew 2:12 The wise men who followed the star to see Jesus came from the east of Jerusalem, and they came to worship the long expected King of Israel.  Why?  They looked forward to a new age of peace, righteousness, and joy.  They […]

Already of Old – Ecclesiastes 1:10

Ecclesiastes 1:10 – Is there any thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been already of old time, which was before us. Today is January 1st, New Year’s Day.  Around the globe people are setting new goals to improve themselves or either they are renewing old vows in like manner.  […]

Sparklers – Luke 2:32

A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.  – Luke 2:32 In just three days, most countries in the Western world will celebrate a New Year.  Fireworks are popular around the globe in these celebrations, and people young and old marvel at the lights and sounds of displays of fire […]

The Same Love – Philippians 2:2

Philippians 2:2 – Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. No matter where we travel or how far we roam from home, Christ’s church is present.  How so? God has a people in every nation and kindred and tongue. Borders do not limit […]