Apostle Grace Lubega
John 15:11 (KJV); These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
When the Word of God is received in our spirits, it fills us with joy.
This fullness of joy is not the joy that comes and passes with the changing times.
The fullness of joy is that which never passes away. That joy is always alive within us every day of our lives.
The Bible calls it the Joy of the Lord.
In 1 John 1:1-4 we understand that the Word of God ministered to our spirits brings the fullness of the joy of the Lord.
It says, “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; (For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;) That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ. And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full.”
When Christ is revealed by the Word of God, joy comes in our spirits. That very joy of the Lord is our strength. (Nehemiah 8:10).
Even when storms come, rejoice because you have the Word. When fire comes, dance with joy! When negative situations arise, they cannot flush out our joy because you carry His Word.
Child of God, embrace the Word of God and never let anything rob you of your joy. For the Word of His promise shall never fail! Hallelujah!
FURTHER STUDY: Nehemiah 8:10, James 1:2
When Christ is revealed by the Word of God, joy comes in our spirits. That very joy of the Lord is our strength.
PRAYER: Heavenly Father, I thank you for your Joy in my life. Thank you for your Word, by which we have received it. I choose to be joyful in you all the days of my life. For the Joy of the Lord is my strength. In every situation, I will be joyful, and unfazed by circumstance, but comforted on every side. In Jesus’ name. Amen.