Today's Topic: Rejoice AlwaysAuthor: Jerry SavelleVerse(s): Psalms 35:9
Rejoice your way through life’s circumstances! "Rejoice in the Lord always (delight, gladden yourselves in Him); again I say, Rejoice! Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything"…Philippians 4:4,6; Amplified Version. If Satan is already trying to steal from you why give him your joy too?
Paul, is a great example of someone who, despite persecution and imprisonment, continued to rejoice in the Lord. Our joy comes from a close relationship with our Savior, Jesus Christ. All we have to do is make a decision to rejoice always no matter what comes our way! "Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God"…Hebrews 12:2, KJV. If Jesus can endure the cross and still have joy then surely you and I can go through any circumstance in life with joy!
Keeping your joy will enable you to stand fast in the Lord. Half the battle is won when we can maintain our joy despite opposing circumstances. Boldly proclaim that you have the joy of the Lord!
Today’s Scripture Meditation
"And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in his salvation"…Psalm 35:9, KJV