December 16

The Joy of the Lord is your strength

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This verse from the Bible has been quoted by many people over the centuries, and for good reason. The word "joy" can be defined in many ways, but it simply means that you are happy. This happiness provides you with an inner peace that will give you a sense of strength and power to get through anything life throws at you. In this article, we'll explore why The Joy of the Lord is your strength.

What bible verse says the joy of the lord is my strength ?

The joy of the Lord is your strength, you have been given the power to complete what God has called you to do. The power for life and living comes from the Holy Spirit. He fills your heart with peace and hope in Christ Jesus.

The Bible verse Nehemiah 8 tells us that the joy of the Lord is our strength:

"This day is holy to the Lord your God. Do not mourn or weep.” For all the people had been weeping as they listened to the words of the Law. Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest said to them: “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.”

 It is the time after the children of Israel had returned to Jerusalem from exile. God's beloved people had been separated from God for years in exile. Now they were finally reunited with Him.

What does it mean to be joyful in God's presence?

When you trust in Jesus Christ, His joy becomes your strength. Both Nehemiah and Apostle Paul mention that our power for life comes from being joyful in God's presence.

Paul writes in Ephesians 4:7: "But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.". And what does it mean to be filled with this new hope? It means knowing how important it is to be filled with His love by spending time with Him every day. You can't expect anything from a well if there is no water in it! Realize that all he wants for us is happiness!

What Is the Joy of the Lord?

The joy of the Lord is when we follow God's law and his words. As long as we continue to follow Christ, He will give us His joy and grace. So that no matter what happens, everything will work out for good because of Him! When we live out these things God has called us to do, it brings Him glory and gives us more strength.

When we stand in awe before God's goodness or cling to His mercy, our hearts are filled with delight. We find strength in Him. And even when we don't feel this deep-down gladness within ourselves, He still rejoices over us with singing! As Psalm 68 says, "Sing praises to God; sing praises!" This songful happiness is what Paul meant by calling it a person's great power source.

Why do we need this joy?

The joy of the Lord is our joy and your strength. The joy of the Lord will keep you going in every season. It's not that we don't feel discouraged or down when things aren't greatl. It's just that when we see Jesus and are filled with His Joy then life can be a beautiful struggle. Because there is hope for something better on the other side!

Too many times I have felt like giving up but once again found myself encouraged by preaching from Psalm 23 again: "The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want". He guides me to green pastures, keeps me safe during storms, provides everything I need…and all this he does while smiling at us encouragingly.

You need God’s strength to get through pain and suffering

The Holy Spirit provides me with the power to face anything that life throws at me. When I'm faced with difficulties or just need some encouragement, all I have to do is turn to God in prayer and ask for His help and guidance. And my worries will fall away from me. No matter what you are going through in this world. If you put your trust in Him and are faithful to Him, He will give you everything you need!

"Psalms 27:14 is one of my favorite verses because it reminds me that even in the midst of difficulties, I have a strength greater than any obstacle. It's easy to get discouraged and feel like there is no hope for our future, but God has promised us his presence and guidance."

That's why it's important to spend time with Jesus every day. To read the Word of God, pray to Him and listen to His voice. If we do this consistently in our daily lives, we will find joy and peace no matter what.

If we remember what we have been given - even in difficult times - we can find peace today.

How can we experience this joy

We can experience this joy in many ways, for example, through prayer, listening to religious music, attending Holy Mass, regularly receiving the sacraments, especially confession and communion by a priest. Or reading the Bible.

"I have found that if I read the Bible regularly through from beginning to end, I can see how everything points to Christ. In His love there's no darkness at all!

This is a fantastic reminder for Christians to focus on what brings them joy and not let negative thoughts hold them down. Whether it's laughing with friends or reading your favorite book. Make time every day for something that brings you joy! But always do it with God and with great gratitude and humility.

A joyful life is also shown by lifting each other's burdens and being kind to people who are less fortunate. Then we pray, worship and share our faith with others.

Conclusion

In this article, we have learned a little more about how Christians can live joyfully and the importance of finding strength in Christ. Ways to live a life that reflects our relationship with Christ and His love for us, including prayer, worship, service, and ministry. How they help us grow closer to Him and bring about His peace within ourselves as well as others around us. The joy of the Lord is your strength and your shield. This post was written as an effort to share some wisdom with others. I hope that my story has encouraged you to find your own joy through Jesus Christ. If you found this article helpful, please feel free to share it! God Bless You.


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