Tag Archives: joy

“Jesus replied, ‘Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.’” John 3:3 We live in a world that says, “Just be yourself.” But nothing could be more contrary to the Gospel than that statement. According to Scripture, “yourself” will never understand or seek God (Romans 3:11). […]

“You make known to me the path of life; in Your presence there is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11 The gifts have been unwrapped. The mess has been cleaned up. Perhaps visiting friends and family have returned home leaving your home quiet for the first time in a while. […]

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.” Matthew 2:10 The Word of God tells us that the wise men were filled with joy when they finally reached their destination. The journey had been long and difficult. Led only by a star and their faith in the prophecies of God, they had determined […]

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others.” 1 Peter 4:10 In 1 Peter 4:10, Peter uses the word, “each,” when addressing his audience. That word, “each,” also means, “every.” This is an all-inclusive statement. No one gets left out. Each of us, every one of us, is expected to serve […]

“Surely You have granted him unending blessings and made him glad with the joy of Your presence.” Psalm 21:6 There are days when joy is strewn along life’s path, shining in the sun. In times like these it is easy to be content. All seems right and feelings of happiness flood our souls. Truthfully, these seasons […]

“But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness.” Romans 8:10 The moment we are born we immediately start doing two things: Living and dying. The number one cause of death is not cancer or heart disease – it […]