Archive for 'Happiness'

Sustaining Our Joy

John 16: 16-20 Acts 18: 1-8 / Psa 98 I tell you the truth, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. (John 16:20) This life is but a passing time, Endure the pains, the grief, the toil. Have hope that in a little […]

Faith Versus Anxiety

Matthew 6: 24-34 2 Cor 12:1-10 / Psa 34 No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and mammon. (Matthew 6:24) Grant me the grace that I may not be Overcome by my anxiety; […]

True Wealth in Sharing

Matthew 19: 23-30 Eze 28:1-10 / Deut 32 Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 19:23) If giving’s rare when most have less, It doesn’t mean that life’s unfair; For those who care our God will bless The little they intend […]

The Cause of Our Joy

John 16: 20-23 Acts 18: 9-18 / Ps 47: 2-7 So you are in anguish now. But I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you. (John 16:22) If parting is such sweet sorrow, Should I dwell in anguish and pain? No, for I […]

Hope Brings Joy

John 16: 20-23 Acts 18: 9-18 / Ps 47: 2-7 So you are in anguish now. But I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you. (John 16:22) Just as pain precedes a new life, There’s meaning in our suffering; Have faith the Lord […]

The Joys of Mary and Elizabeth

Luke 1: 39-45 Sgs 2:8-14 / Psa 33 As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy. (Luke 1:44) In our service, should we feel weary, Just recall the joy of Mary: Though pregnant, she rode a donkey And endured the rocky journey. At that […]