Category Archives: joy

recovery is going to happen

Joel 2:21-24 (JDV) Joel 2:21 Don’t fear, ground; shriek ecstatically and be glad, because Yahveh has done astonishing things. Joel 2:22 Don’t fear, wild animals, because the open country pastures have turned green, the trees bear their fruit, and the … Continue reading

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Lettering in the red letters

John 15:7-10 Joh 15:7 If you stay on me and my sayings stay in you, ask whatever you want and it will happen for you. Joh 15:8 My Father is glorified by this: that you produce much fruit and show … Continue reading

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because of that day

THE SECRET TO CHRISTIAN JOY Luke 6:20-23 Luk 6:20 Then he raised his eyes toward his disciples and said: “You who are poor are actually blessed, because the kingdom of God belongs to you. Luk 6:21 “You who hunger now … Continue reading

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the celebrating soul

Luke 1:46-49 Luk 1:46 And Mary said, “My soul celebrates the greatness of the Lord, Luk 1:47 and my spirit has been exuberantly joyful over God my Savior, Luk 1:48 because he has looked upon the humble state of his … Continue reading

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the initial evidence

Luke 1:43-45 Luk 1:43 And how can this be happening to me, that the mother of my Lord would come to me? Luk 1:44 Because — notice, when the sound of your greeting came to my ears, the unborn baby … Continue reading

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from dark hair to dark days

LIFE IS SHORT, ENJOY IT Ecclesiastes 11:7-10 7 That morning light is sweet, and it is a good thing for the eyes to see that sun rising. 8 Even someone living many years can rejoice in them all; yet that … Continue reading

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your reward in life

ENGAGE, BUT REMEMBER Ecclesiastes 9:7-10 7 Go on, eat your bread with gladness, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; because God has already shown approval of your works. 8 Let your clothes stay white all the time, and … Continue reading

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mystery and joy

LET GOD SORT IT OUT Ecclesiastes 8:14-17 14 Here’s another example of impermanence reigning in the land: that there are righteous people who get what the wicked deserve, and there are wicked people who get what the righteous deserve. I … Continue reading

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acceptance and joy

KEY TO HAPPINESS Ecclesiastes 5:18-20 18 Take note of this! I have discovered that the proper and appropriate way to live is to eat and drink, and find enjoyment in all your work under the sun. A person only has … Continue reading

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accountable

LIFE MATTERS Ecclesiastes 3:12-15 12 I figured out that there is nothing better for them than to be joyous and to do good as long as they live; 13 also that everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in … Continue reading

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