John 16:20 – Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
1.The Force of Joy Brings Healing
Prov 17:22 – A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
2.The Force of Joy Causes Souls to Be Joyful in the Lord
Isa 61:10 – I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
3. The Joy of the Lord Puts a Smile on Your Face – Smile.
Prov 15:13 – A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
4. The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength
Nehemiah 8:10 – “…for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
Prayer Focus: Father let my joy be full. I rejoice in you Lord.
Verse of the Day: Ps 126: 2 – Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them.
Living the Word Today: Phil 4:8 – Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.