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Joy Brings Strength
Joy Brings Strength
Wayne McDonald


Nehemiah 8:10 “For the Joy of the Lord is your strength and stronghold”. If we allow it life can become boring and mundane. Driving to the same old job seeing the same old people doing the same old thing.Then we wake up one day and realize that someone has been stealing from our joy account. It is empty and dry.

Life can be hard at times, there are many different trials that all of us go through. Some times these trials have a way of sucking all the joy out of living. No matter what you are going through today don’t loose your joy! For the Joy of the Lord is your strength! Realize every one is going through something.

Don’t let circumstances keep you down. The Bible says the enemies of Israel filled up their wells with dirt. Maybe your enemies have filled your well of joy with dirt to. Israel redug their wells that the philistines had covered and the water began to flow again.

Is your well all stopped up? Then it’s time to dig it out again. Here is how. Fellowship with other believers that are full of joy and purpose. Their joy will be contagious to you. We need each other! God designed us that way.  If you don’t have a good home church pray and ask the Lord to show you one.

I thank God for my home church I look forward to talking with other believers and worshiping the Lord together. Hearing God’s word preached keeps me full of joy, and the joy of the Lord is my strength. God’s word says laughter does good like a medicine.

Go ahead and just laugh at your situation by faith.  If you are at your lowest point you cant go any lower you have got to go up. Today chose to let Gods joy and laughter fill your life. For the joy of the Lord is your strength.