Psalm 30:5 – For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favour lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. In this study, we will break the verse up into its four main phrases, and digest the message into encouragement and comfort for those whose are defeated and heartbroken.
Colossians 1:24 – Now I rejoice in what I am suffering for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church.
Philippians 1:18 – But what does it matter? The important thing is that in every way, whether from false motives or true, Christ is preached. And because of this I rejoice. Yes, and I will continue to rejoice. In this study we will examine the depth behind this declaration and asks ourselves indeed, what does it matter?
Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. In this study let us meditate on this simple instruction, which forms a simple cheat-sheet in life.
Luke 1:47 – and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior. In this study, using Mary as a case study, we will be looking into how we can focus on the Lord who brings us true joy even in potentially damaging circumstances.
Philippians 4:4 – Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! In this study, let us pay special attention to how Paul was able to be jubilant even in his unusual circumstances.
1 Chronicles 16:10 – Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. In this study, we will look into one of the verse that David sang in his joy and consider the joy that the Lord our God is associated with.
James 1:2 – Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds. In this study, we will examine what exactly James is speaking of in this verse – be it trials or joy.
Romans 5:5 – And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us. We have never have any reason to be ashamed of our Christian hope, because it is not based on us or our circumstances, but it is rooted in God’s love for us, which is constant and abundant.
Romans 12:15 – Rejoice with those who rejoice, mourn with those who mourn. As Paul urges the Roman Church to love one another, he sets high definitions of the expected love and in this study, we’ll look at how we can empathize for others genuinely as well.