Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Thankfulness (a gift from God)

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orange1Neh 8:10b For the joy of the Lord is your strength.

Ps 5:11 But let all those that put their trust in You rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them: let them also that love Your Name be joyful in You.

Ps 16:11 You will show me the path of life: in Your presence is fulness of joy; at Your right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

Ps 22:3 But You are holy, 0 You that inhabits the praises of Israel.

Ps 30:5 Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

Ps 34:1,2 I will bless the Lord at all times: His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord:the humble shall hear and be glad.

Ps 35:9 And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in His salvation.

Ps 40:16 Let all those that seek You rejoice and be glad in You: let such as love Your salvation say continually, The Lord be magnified.

Ps 86:12 I will praise You, 0 Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify Your nameforevermore.

Ps 89:15,16,17,18 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, 0 Lord, in the light of Your countenance. In Your name shall they rejoice all the day: and in Your righteousness shall they  be exalted. For You are the glory of their strength: and in Your favour our horn shall be exalted. For the Lord is our defence; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.

Ecc 9:7 Go your way, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God now accepts your works.

Is 12:2,3 Behold God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; He also is become my salvation. Therefore with joy shall you draw water out of the wells of salvation.

Is 12:5,6 Sing to the Lord; for He has done excellent things: this is known in all the earth. Cry out and shout, you inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of you.

Is 55:12 For you shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Is 61:3 To appoint to them that mourn in Zion, to give to them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness: that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He might be glorified.

Is 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for He has clothed mewith the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks Himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorns herself with jewels.

Jer 15:16 Your words were found, and I did eat them; and Your word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by Your name, 0 Lord God of Hosts.

Hab 3:17,18 Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.

Zeph 3:14,15 Sing, 0 daughter of Zion; shout, 0 Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, 0 daughter of Jerusalem. The Lord has taken away your judgments, He has cast out your enemy: the king of Israel, even the Lord, is in the midst of you: you shall not see evil anymore.

Zech 9:9 Rejoice greatly, 0 daughter of Zion; shout 0 daughter of Jerusalem: behold, your King comes toyou: He is just, and having salvation.

Mat 5:11,12 Blessed are you, when men shall revile you..... Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great isyour reward in heaven.

Jn 15:11 These things have I spoken to you, that My joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

Rom 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Gal 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace...

Eph 5:18,19 Be filled with the Spirit. Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord.

Phil 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.

1Thes 5:16 Rejoice evermore.

Jam 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations.

Rev 19:7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to Him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and His wife has made herself ready.

http://www.scripturepromises.com/promises/joy.pdf

Reflections to Consider

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Audio & Video

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The Hit List

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