Having joy, even when you don't feel like it. - Richard Quinn
 
With everything going on around us today, it can be very hard to feel joyful. Even having the promises that YHWH and his word have given us, at times we can feel overwhelmed. When the adversary comes against us, we have to use the weapons that YHWH has given us, the first being his word.

 Psalms 16:11 says: Thou wilt show me the path of life, In thy presence is fullness of joy: at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

            We can see here, that YHWH will show us the path of life. He has a plan for our lives, we have a destiny in him. When we are in his presence, we will find the joy that only he can bring. By living daily in his presence we can find joy in any circumstance. We have to remember that he is always with us. We have been chosen by him, to serve him. We can serve him with joy and share his joy with others around us.

Psalms 35:9  And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in his salvation.

            We can rejoice daily because through him we are saved, sanctified and redeemed. Our soul can find joy and comfort in him. When we are joyful, others around us will be joyful. Remember, happiness may come and go, but the joy of the Lord is forever.

            Shalom and Blessings:
                  Richard Quinn