Passing Joy

I scout the land
In search of joy
Cold snow crunches
Beneath my feet
Crisp winter air
Exposes each breath
I press on in the cold

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An Overflowing Joy

Joy is something to be shared with others. If we have good news, we want to tell everyone we know about it. When the angel of the Lord appeared to the shepherds, the angel told them, “I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people (Luke 2:10, NASB).” The […]

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Prayer Journey — Advent Joy

What is pure joy? Where is there a joy, a moment that fills you with unexplainable happiness; a joy that overshadows the pain and suffering of this world? It is the joy of a resurrection morning; the joy of realizing Christ Jesus has overcome death; the joy where sorrow and loss is replaced with new […]

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A Famine of the Heart

When we think of the word famine, we think of an extreme scarcity of food. But in Amos 8:11, we read of a different kind of famine: “‘Behold, days are coming,’ declares the Lord God, ‘When I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, But […]

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A Path of Peace

To prepare a way for Christ Jesus, for the Messiah. It was John’s calling as told by his father Zachariah in Luke 1:76: “And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him (NIV).” It is our calling […]

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