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    Joy in the Mourning!

    Vindicate me, O God! Fight for me against an ungodly nation! Deliver me from deceitful and evil men! For you are the God who shelters me. Why do you reject me? Why must I walk around mourning because my enemies oppress me? Reveal your light and your faithfulness! They will lead me, they will escort me back to your holy hill, and to the place where you live. Then I will go to the altar of God, to the God who gives me ecstatic joy, so that I express my thanks to you, O God, my God, with a harp. Why are you depressed, O my soul? Why are you…

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    Jesus Our Joy

    “Most Christians are not joyful persons because they are not holy persons, and they are not holy persons because they are not filled with the Holy Spirit, and they are not filled with the Holy Spirit because they are not separated persons. The Spirit cannot fill whom He cannot separate, and whom He cannot fill, He cannot make holy, and whom He cannot make holy, He cannot make happy!”(3)

  • Heartprints

    The Gift of Joy

    Yesterday I was given a most unexpected gift. I got home after a long day at work, and another doctor appointment to deal with ongoing issues from a knee surgery back in October. While at the doctor a family member was in an auto accident putting more financial stress on an already stressful situation. The car involved in the accident was the one I was supposed to drive to go see my son graduate from military training in two weeks. My family member is okay and I am so very grateful for that. However, now I find myself unsure as to how I am going to get to go see…