Tag: Joy

Weeping and Joy

Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning. (Psalm 30:5)For his anger is but for a moment; his favor is for a lifetime.      In the Easter Season we worship the Risen Christ that has conquered death, sorrow, and suffering.  Yet the realities of living this life confront us with …

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The Command of Joy

Finally, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord. (Philippians 3:1)Here the Apostle is commanding the believers to have joy in the Lord.  How can that be a command?  We too often see joy as a response to something, but it is a decision that we must make.  So not to be joyful is disobedience.  …

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How Do We Begin the Season of Joy?

So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples. Matthew 28:8   The Season of Easter is a season of joy, celebration, and happiness at the news of the empty tomb and the resurrected Savior.  That is the way it should be!  Yet, the way we …

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