To rejoice means to feel or show great joy. Emotional joy is conditional on how we feel and what makes us happy. But Christian joy fills our souls with unconditional delight because we know what Jesus has done, is doing, and will do for us. He's greater than our problems and has made way for … Continue reading Unconditional Joy
Like a Glass of Water
We can view life like a glass of water—half full or half empty. When we focus on our problems and pains, we're overpowered by hopelessness and defeated by doubt. But when we see the good in life DESPITE our problems and pain, we have hope and joy. Jesus said we'd have tribulations in this life … Continue reading Like a Glass of Water
Life IS Good
Sometimes, it's hard to see the good things in life. But as Christians, we must discipline ourselves to see the good because life IS good despite our surroundings. We live IN this world, but we no longer belong TO it. We can take all of our problems to Jesus and trust Him to lead us … Continue reading Life IS Good
Rejoicing in the Storms!
Every day, we learn of more global disasters and senseless deaths, and it's getting scary! As Christians, we live in this world, but it no longer lives in us because Jesus redeemed us back to God, and He is now our Lord. Our hope and joy are in Jesus, who's not only prepared a great … Continue reading Rejoicing in the Storms!
No Place to Hide
The world is exploding with sin and corruption, and it's getting worse every day. There's no place on earth where we can hide from it, and that's scary. But as Christians, let's remember that we live IN this world right now, but we belong to God, and Jesus IS watching over us. Let's not view … Continue reading No Place to Hide