Rejoice in the Lord Always
These quotations are helpful to read and think about. Why did the people rejoice in the time of Nehemiah? Why did Isaiah say God would rejoice? Do we look forward to the joy that no-one can take away?
“Ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your hand unto, ye and your households wherein the Lord thy God hath blessed thee.” (Deuteronomy 12:7).
“My heart rejoices in the Lord. For I delight in your deliverance”
(1 Samuel 2:1 NIV).
“Let the heart of them rejoice that seek God.”
“As a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice over you.”
(Isaiah 62: 5 NIV)
Jesus said: “Ye now therefore have sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.” (John 16:22)
“Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God” (Romans 5:1-2)
“In that day they offered great sacrifices and rejoiced, for God had made them rejoice with great joy, the wives also and the children rejoiced so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.” (Nehemiah 12:43)
Bro Green Mumbelunga (Ndola, Zambia)