Experiencing the Joy of the Lord

My friends, experiencing the joy of the Lord requires an intentional state of mind backed by the help of the Holy Spirit.  We are often faced in this world with situations that squeeze out anything joyful in our lives. The lack of joy could be as a result of unfulfilled expectations in our careers, marriages, … Continue reading Experiencing the Joy of the Lord

Looking Back and Moving Forward with Praise

Friends, I have found that the grace to praise God comes from a place of reflection on what God has done, what He’s currently doing and what He will do in the future.  With this perspective, we cannot help but see the need to praise Him. The heart of the God we serve is evident … Continue reading Looking Back and Moving Forward with Praise

Enjoying Victory in the place of Praise

Friends, the reward of serving Christ and trusting Him far outweighs any difficult situation, circumstance and event you face or might face. When we go through trying times, praising God is not a natural tendency for us.  However, the Bible reminds us that God inhabits the praises of His people – so we must make … Continue reading Enjoying Victory in the place of Praise

Maximize Your Joy

My friends, this week, we are focusing on JOY. I don’t know about you, but I am not often joyful particularly living in a world that daily sucks out our joy through situations, circumstances and events. However, I am always comforted by the word of God in Nehemiah 8:10 where the children of God were … Continue reading Maximize Your Joy