Posts tagged with ‘Joy’

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5/28/20 TO BEAR GOOD FRUIT, CLEAR OUT THE WEEDS OF SIN

by Barry Lovett

“Restore to me the joy of Your salvation.” Psalm 51:12. As David repented of the sin in his life, he prayed, “Create in me a clean heart.” Then he asked God to, “Restore to me the joy of Your salvation” (Ps. 51:10-12).  Confession and repentance of our sin renews our fellowship with the Lord and allows […]

by Barry Lovett

1/8/20 JOY COMES FROM THE LORD WHO LIVES IN US, NOT FROM WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND US “A merry heart does good, like medicine…” Proverbs 17:22. A cheerful heart is vital in life. A happy heart affects our spirit and our physical health.  But there is a deeper, abiding joy for those who trust the Lord that […]

12/24/19 TAKE THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS WITH YOU EVERY DAY

by Barry Lovett

“Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told them.” Luke 2:20. The shepherds heard an angel announce the birth of the Savior, followed by a “multitude of the heavenly host praising God”.  After they found Mary, Joseph, and the Baby in Bethlehem, the […]