Portraying the Christian life as one of agony and gloom denies the reality presented in Scripture. The joy of fellowship with God outweighs any earthly sacrifice.
READ: Ps. 4:6-7; Ps. 16:11; Neh. 8:10; Matt. 13:44; Luke 2:8-15; Phil. 3:7-14.
HEART ISSUE: Have you experienced the joy of intimate fellowship with Jesus? Is joy what you reflect to others?
PRAYER FOCUS: Father, increase our ability to express the joy of Your life in us. Make us a vibrant witness to the world. Amen.
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