Posts with the tag “joy”
The Profound Joy of Heaven
by Matthew Allen on September 20th, 2023
While the fullness of heavenly joy awaits us in the life to come, we don't have to wait till then to start experiencing joy. Let's embrace the joy that life offers through our relationship with God, knowing it is but a mere foretaste of the overwhelming joy that awaits us. So, the next time you feel joy, cherish it, nurture it, and share it, for in that emotion, you catch a true glimpse of heaven.
Jesus' Greatest Wish
by Cain Atkinson on October 23rd, 2020
I once had a hard conversation with someone about a wrong direction they were going in life. I was trying to tell the person what they were doing wasn’t right. This person turned to me and said—“I just think God would want me to be happy.” We’ve all heard this response at one point or another… and while my knee-jerk reaction was to say that they were dead wrong and become argumentative… I gave so...
Does Joy Characterize Your Life?
by Matthew Allen on June 27th, 2020
There is no problem in your life that can overpower the purposes of God on your behalf. While your present circumstances may be less than desirable, you can learn to trust God with deep and abiding confidence. Poor circumstances are just temporary. In time, everything in your life will be brought to good.
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