Joy is not something we can manufacture, especially amid challenging events. That is why Jesus said to us, “These things have I spoken unto you, that MY JOY might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.” (John 15:11)
When we take inventory of our lives, we discover that we all have some issues in our lives that are less than stellar. Instead of judging, when we witness the sins of others, it is better to ask the Lord for eyes to see them the way He does.
“Be still and know that I am God.” This commandment of God is not easy. But it is necessary if we desire to hear His voice, to know His ways and comprehend His plans.
Romans 8:32, AMP,“He who did not spare [even] His own Son, but gave Him up for us all, how will He not also, along with Him, graciously give us all things?”
America was founded on the gospel of Jesus Christ. As children of God, we must stand in the gap together and cry for God to restore America to Him.
I believe God wants us to remember that He hears us when we pray.
Psalm 145:8-9 reads, “The Lord is merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love. The Lord is good to everyone. He showers compassion on all His creation.”
Knowing Jesus is the same, yesterday, today and forever brings much comfort. It brings an assurance that He will never change.
“Long ago the Lord said to Israel [and may I say, He said it to us through Christ] “I have loved you, my people, with an everlasting love. With unfailing love, I have drawn you to myself.” Jeremiah 31:3, NLT
Jesus spoke clearly to those of us who follow Him, “Let not your heart be troubled…”