Tag: Joy

  • 9 Ways Psalm 118:24 Encourages Us to Rejoice in the Lord Every Day

    9 Ways Psalm 118:24 Encourages Us to Rejoice in the Lord Every Day

    As I grow in the Lord, I am learning the importance of cultivating an attitude of thanksgiving to God for His grace and goodness, which leads to the experience of joy. Here are some insights in that regard from BibleStudyTools.com……….. https://www.biblestudytools.com/bible-study/topical-studies/9-ways-psalm-11824-encourages-us-to-rejoice-in-the-lord-every-day.html

  • Not Now: The Surprising Joy of Waiting on the Lord

    Not Now: The Surprising Joy of Waiting on the Lord

    Here is an excellent little article on the joys and benefits that can be found as we expectantly and patiently wait on God. From Gentle Reformation………… https://gentlereformation.com/2022/08/05/not-now-the-surprising-joy-of-waiting-on-the-lord/

  • He Will Turn Our Grief into Joy

    He Will Turn Our Grief into Joy

    “A woman giving birth suffers in a way directly connected to her impending joy. The child comes through suffering, and therefore the joy of having the child flows out of suffering. God transforms suffering into joy. Joy both eclipses and redeems the suffering.” From Randy Alcorn at Eternal Perspectives on Patheos.com………………..

  • The Fight For Joy

    The Fight For Joy

    This article reminds all of us — but especially those going through trials and depression — that while we rely on God’s help, we also must have an attitude to fight for our joy. From Christian psychiatrist and author DrMichelleBengston.com…………………..

  • The Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

    The Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

    A continuation in a series of articles on the fruit of the Spirit as mentioned in the Epistle to the Galatians. In this segment, the author looks at joy. From Place for Truth……………….. https://www.placefortruth.org/blog/the-fruit-of-the-spirit-joy

  • God’s Threefold Will For Us (Especially When Times Are Tough

    God’s Threefold Will For Us (Especially When Times Are Tough

    The title of this article refers to a passage in 1 Thessalonians 5, where the author draws direction from God in how to respond to any suffering we may face in life. From Reflections by Ken……. https://reflectionsbyken.wordpress.com/2017/01/17/gods-threefold-will-for-us-especially-when-times-are-tough/

  • For the Joy before Him, Christ Came

    For the Joy before Him, Christ Came

    Jesus did not come to us begrudgingly or reluctantly. He came full of joy and great expectation! From Crossway.org…………………..

  • What is Joy? — Dallas Willard

    What is Joy? — Dallas Willard

    What is Joy? Joy is a positive outlook of hopefulness based upon a pervasive, overall sense of well-being. Joy, like love, has a “feeling” component that is pleasant. Yet joy, like love, is not a feeling. Joy maintains a positive posture in life that assumes that good will be supported and eventually triumph over any […]

  • Sparkling Gems from the Greek — Joy and Peace

    Sparkling Gems from the Greek — Joy and Peace