Category Archives: rejoice

July 5th-No matter what we are occupied with, it is always right to pause and acknowledge the Lord.

Isaiah 47: 4 Our Redeemer, the LORD of hosts is His name, The Holy One of Israel. In the middle of 3 chapters of a narrative addressing the people, there is a pause for one verse acknowledging the Lord with … Continue reading

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June 16th- even though we may have trials in our lives, the Lord wants us to live our lives with joy, and, a we have a reminder of how great a father’s love can be.

Ecclesiastes 8: 15So I commended pleasure, for there is nothing good for a man under the sun except to eat and to drink and to be merry, and this will stand by him in his toils throughout the days of … Continue reading

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June 14th-We should find satisfaction in toil, it is a gift of God

Ecclesiastes 3: 12I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime; 13moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor—it is the gift of God. … Continue reading

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May 27th- How often are we praising God, thanking Him for the skills or talents He has given others?

Nehemiah 12: 24The heads of the Levites were Hashabiah, Sherebiah and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brothers opposite them, to praise and give thanks, as prescribed by David the man of God, division corresponding to division. These men … Continue reading

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April 14th-How quick are we to offer thanksgiving and praise, and, to give credit where credit is due?

1 Kings 8:22Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the assembly of Israel and spread out his hands toward heaven. 23He said, “O LORD, the God of Israel, there is no God like … Continue reading

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December 30th-Oh what a sight we will see and what a sound we will hear, as the uncountable masses praise Him.

Revelation 19: 5And a voice came from the throne, saying, “Give praise to our God, all you His bond-servants, you who fear Him, the small and the great.” 6Then I heard something like the voice of a great multitude and … Continue reading

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December 25th-what better encouragement could there be than Him sending His own Son to redeem our sinful lives?

Luke 2:1Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth. 2This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3And everyone was on his way … Continue reading

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December 21st-Think of that: we share in Christ’s overcoming, the sentinel event in human history.

This powerful song is a great summation of our faith. Please take the time to watch: “Overcome” Revelation 2: 7‘He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will … Continue reading

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December 2nd- choosing to be joyful, leaving the misery aside.

Philippians 4: 8Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things. Paul … Continue reading

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November 2nd-a longer look back will reveal just how far the Lord has brought us from our sin-filled past.

Acts 16: 31They said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” 32And they spoke the word of the Lord to him together with all who were in his house. 33And he took them … Continue reading

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