How Lovely Is God’s Dwelling Place

Sunday, October 24 How Lovely Is God’s Dwelling Place Psalm 84 NRSV My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God. Psalm 84:2 Being away from the sanctuary during the COVID-19 crisis led many people to...

Fullness of Joy

Saturday, October 23 Fullness of Joy Psalm 16 NRSV You show me the path of life. In your presence there is fullness of joy; in your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11 The presence of God is everywhere; but, it takes devotion to God to truly enjoy God’s...

Rejoice in the Lord Always

Friday, October 22 Rejoice in the Lord Always Philippians 4:4-9 NRSV Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything...

Joy Fulfilled in Christ Sacrifice

Thursday, October 21 Joy Fulfilled in Christ Sacrifice Philippians 2:1-11 NRSV Therefore, God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and...

God’s Joy is Your Strength

Wednesday, October 20 God’s Joy is Your Strength Nehemiah 8:9-12 NRSV Then he said to them, “Go your way, eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions of them to those for whom nothing is prepared, for this day is holy to our Lord; and do not be grieved, for the...

Joy Fulfilled in Love

Tuesday, October 19 Joy Fulfilled in Love John 15:9-17 NRSV I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete. John 15:11 We search the world over for things to complete us; but, a joy that satisfies begins with the love...