Our attitude is always showing. Does mine need to be covered instead?
Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night. They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither,Continue reading “Meditation Joy”
Christmas time is here. Spreading joy and cheer. But for many, they are sensing more sorrow and shedding more tears. When you have experienced loss of a loved one, broken relationships, or a terrible tragedy, Christmas brings memories, both the joyful and the painful. Yes, joy and sorrow co-exist together for the sons and daughtersContinue reading “Immanuel, bring Your Peace and Joy to Me”
God desires to connect us to others within His body to encourage, strengthen and equip us to further His kingdom. The enemy desires to separate and isolate us from others to hinder God’s work in our lives and the advancement of the kingdom of God. As lovers of God and followers of Christ, gathering togetherContinue reading “The Joy of Fellowship over Isolation”
JOY GIVER: PRESSING ON JOY KILLER: COMPLACENCY & COMPROMISE The prayer below is taken from Week 9 of a Bible study book project still in the works entitled, JOY LIKE A FOUNTAIN…How to have joy no matter what life brings our way! This prayer is based on Philippians 3:12-16 where the Apostle Paul encourages usContinue reading “A Prayer for Pressing On”
God is not calling us to perform for Him. God is calling us to be empowered by Him.
From Joyful Jenny’s “Joy Like a Fountain” study – the joy of pressing on beyond complacency and compromise. Father God, forgive us when we grow weary and wimpy amidst the pain, pressures and problems of this life. We ask for a fresh baptism of Your Spirit to empower us, to fill us, to burn withinContinue reading “A Joyful Prayer”
Link to Joyful Jenny channel and a little Joyful Jenny Flow.* Many do not see God as a God of celebration and joy. Life, celebration, and joy are all part of our good good Heavenly Father’s good gifts. The first place the word “joy” is mentioned in the Bible is in Genesis 30:13 and theContinue reading “Do you wanna Celebrate? Celebration and JOY are God’s ideas!”
Amen! Truth. Joy no matter what life brings my way! Only in You Lord. Jesus is our Joy Giver. In His presence is fullness of joy…! The JOY of the Lord is our strength. There is a reason there is a battle for our joy. Praise God for JOY! Praise God with JOY! Dance forContinue reading “You Are My Joy!”
These GLAD TIDINGS of GREAT JOY and the comfort the Prince of Peace brings must continually be received.
We need the joy of The Lord to be our strength to help us overcome for such a time as this.
Joy doesn’t just fall on us. It is like a seed planted within us. The seed of joy must be watered and cultivated in order for this fountain of joy to overflow.
Where once there were thorns, cypress trees will grow. Where nettles grew, myrtles will sprout up. These events will bring great honor to the Lord’s name; they will be an everlasting sign of His power and love.
Happy and JOYful NEW YEAR to all! JOY is the word! The Lord can still bring His “GREAT JOY” to all us peoples beyond Christmas! May the presence of The Lord that brings JOY be with us all the whole year through! More LOVE, More JOY and MORE peace – the fruit of God’s Spirit –Continue reading “Happy New Year JOY and ALL year too!”
…are you living an “Even though…yet I will” life? I’m guilty like every one else on social media of only or predominately posting the good, the happy, and the fun times. What would social media look like if we all posted all our heartbreaks, relationship struggles, disappointments, brokenness and tears, or uploaded video clips ofContinue reading “Even though…yet I will…”
Do you have joy like a fountain? Or has your well all dried up? Are you able to follow the Apostle Paul’s advice, “Whatever happens, my dear brothers and sisters, keep being joyful…” – a Joyful Jenny paraphrase of Philippians 3:1. No one likes to take advice from someone who cannot relate to all youContinue reading “JOY LIKE A FOUNTAIN!”