A Glad Heart

Scripture A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. ~Proverbs 15:13, NIV Quote The devil has two master tricks: one is to get us discouraged and the other is to make us doubt. ~George Matheson An honest preacher will admit that most of the time, he is preaching to himself. I…

My Favorite Holiday

Scripture “For seven days you shall celebrate a feast to the LORD your God in the place which the LORD chooses, because the LORD your God will bless you in all your produce and in all the work of your hands, so that you will be altogether joyful.” ~Deuteronomy 16:15, NASB Quote The ways of God, in…

Taste

Scripture Eat honey, my child. It is good. Honey from a honeycomb has a sweet taste.  I want you to know that wisdom is sweet to you. If you find it, there is hope for you tomorrow.  ~Proverbs 24:13-14, NIrV Quote O taste and see that the LORD is good…Joy is the flavor of the Savior!…

The Source of Joy

Scripture May my right hand never play the harp again…may my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth so that I cannot sing…May it happen if I don’t consider Jerusalem to be my greatest joy. ~Psalm 137:5-6, NIrV Quote Joy is what happens to us when we realize how really good God is. ~Marianne…

JOY

Scripture When they saw the star they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. ~Matthew 2:10, AV Quote JOY is the holy fire that keeps our passion warm and our intelligence aglow. ~Helen Keller I love this verse and I love the AV translation of it over all others. Matthew uses both an adjective {me’-gäs} which is a familiar prefix in English…