Smiling is Good Exercise! the Joy of the Lord is Your Strength. Neh 8:10

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The Joy of the Lord is my Strength Nehemiah (NKJV) 10 Then he said to them, "Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our LORD.

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Do not sorrow, for the joy of the LORD is your Size: KB. The Strength of Joy The joy of the Lord is your strength.—Nehemiah In reading the Holy Scriptures, or hearing them read in the services of the Church, we fail to notice one outstanding feature common both to the Old Testament and to the New, and that is the extraordinary frequency with which we meet with short sentences which arrest our attention, and challenge our admiration alike by.

Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength." New Living Translation And Nehemiah continued, “Go and celebrate with a feast of rich foods and sweet drinks, and share gifts of food with people who have nothing prepared.

This is a sacred day before our Lord. Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the LORD is your strength!”. "The joy of the Lord is your strength."- Neh "And the singers sang aloud, with Jezrahiah their overseer. Also 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."- Neh.

It must be with piety and devotion: The joy of the Lord is your strength. Let it not be a carnal sensual joy, but holy and spiritual, the joy of the Lord, joy in the goodness of God, under the direction and government of the grace of God, joy arising from our interest in the love and favour of God and the tokens of his favour.

Therefore, the joy of the Lord is your strength - even when you are being convicted of sin. When we are convicted of sin we know that God is doing a work in us, so we can be glad and take joy. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the LORD is your strength: The people felt sad, because they were aware of their.

This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength. THESIS. How long do you believe you could smile and keep on smiling without stopping.

How long could you hold a smile on your face. Do you know what the Guinness World Book of Records is. 10 hours and 5 minutes. (John ) It’s the JOY of the LORD that is our strength. (Neh ) It’s just that the JOY and the LIFE come to us in the midst of the easy and the hard, the triumphs and the travails.

Christ sustains us and strengthens us but this is not Eden we find ourselves living in these days. The joy of the Lord is the strength of the believer in all walks of life. Neh Remember that last week; we established that joy is a gift of God and that he delivers this gift to us by the Holy Spirit in His manifestation as the Spirit of might[Isa].

This explains why the joy of the Lord is our strength. Message – The Christian’s Spiritual Strength. Spiritual Strength Comes By Faith – there is strength in just trusting the Lord Jesus – it is not hard to access (Rom ) 1.

It is a strength for my soul (Psalm ) – the inner man (Eph ) when it is overwhelmed, and crushed by life. It took me years to understand what ‘The joy of the Lord is my strength.” (Nehemiah ) means.

I always interpreted it to mean: The joy that God puts inside me, the fruit of the Spirit: the joy I have. But this is not what God says here. He says the joy OF the Lord, the joy that God has, not the joy.

• The joy of the Lord is our strength. For the joy of the Lord is your strength. (Nehemiah ). Joy is a great liberator of both con­scious and subconscious hang-ups.

One aspect of the meaning of joy or rejoicing is “to brighten up; to lubricate; to heal, be in health, or to exhibit health.” Joy will bring a shining light to our counte. Religious comfort, joy, and peace in believing, are of immense consequence, not only to your happiness, but your safety.

"The joy of the Lord is your strength." Neh. "The peace of God which passes all understanding keeps your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ." Phil. Scriptural joy makes duty cheerful, trials light, temptations. Joy is reflected in many of Jesus’ parables, including the three stories in L which mention “rejoicing in the presence of the angels” (Luke ) and end with a joyful shepherd, a joyful woman, and a joyful father.

Nehemiah told the repentant Israelites that the joy of the Lord would be their strength (Nehemiah ). Then it is that we prove for ourselves that Wisdom's ways "are ways of pleasantness, all her paths are peace" (Proverbs ), and that "the joy of the Lord is your strength" (Neh ).

Sin and wretchedness are inseparable, for God will not allow any who revolt against Him to have anything but misery for their portion. God takes joy in our salvation (Luke –7, 9–10, 32). So should we. Here, Ephesians –14 provides a masterly delineation of this salvation in Christ. It is a gospel bath in which we should often luxuriate, rungs on a ladder we should frequently climb, in order to experience the joy of the Lord as our strength (Neh.

Truly, “the joy of the Lord is our strength” (2 Esd. ) and our refreshment in this vale of tears, as St. Peter reminds us: “Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you, as if some new thing happened to you; but if you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice that when His glory shall be revealed, you may.

The more we take of the comfort of our religion the more closely we shall cleave to it: the more we rejoice in Christ the more willing we shall be to do and suffer for him, and the less danger we shalt be in of being drawn away from him.

The joy of the Lord is our strength, Neh. In this way, we won’t need to give up because we will have Jesus’ joy to help us keep going. Like Nehemiah says; “Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the LORD is your strength!” We might not feel happy when things go wrong around us.

We don’t need to lie and pretend that we are happy. Beloved in Christ Jesus, to be led by God's Spirit, you have to be Joyful and be thankful in all situations because the aim for the temptations and challenges from the devil is to steal your Joy and peace because the devil knows that.

"the joy of the LORD is your strength." (KJV+ Neh )", "with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells. That’s why Paul’s faith grew as he walked with God.

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He learned to trust in God’s strength day-by-day. Paul learned that the “joy of the Lord” was his strength (Neh. Think of it like this. No one wakes up one morning and decides that they are going to run a marathon that morning.

There is a proper place for tears of repentance, of course. The Day of Atonement, on the tenth of the seventh month, was a day for fasting and repentance (Lev.

But Nehemiah, Ezra, and the other leaders tell the people not to mourn or weep on this day, but to enjoy the feast, adding, “The joy of the Lord is your strength” (). In Nehemiah we read that Joy is our strength. Joy is something that comes from within.

(Open the bottle and let the water spray out.) If something good happens to you you may be happy, but you can also have joy inside your heart.

Make something bad happens and you are now sad, but you can still be joyful because joy comes from within your. Nehemiah’s antidote to grieving is to celebrate and reminds each one present (words I often heard from my mother), “do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.” The joy of the LORD trumps the anxiety of the day (take that, Sanballat, Tobiah, and Geshem the Arab!).

The joy of the LORD. The joy of the Lord is our strength (Neh. Our Lord wants us to be so hungry for the move of God that we surrender all to Holy Spirit. We live, we move and we have our being by His Spirit (Acts ).

We need Him more than ever right now. We need joy to conquer what is happening around us. The joy of the Lord is our strength. The Lord has said, “Be patient in afflictions, for thou shalt have many; but endure them, for, lo, I am with thee, even unto the end of thy days.” 9 As you are patient, you will come to understand what the statement “I am with thee” means.

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God’s love brings peace and joy. Your faith in Jesus Christ gives life enduring meaning. 25 Isaiah And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

26 Nehemiah The joy of the Lord is your strength. True joy is a by-product, not a goal. –David Jeremiah. Put on some praise music, or get out a hymnal and get alone and begin to sing to the Lord.

Jesus and the disciples sang a hymn (Ps. ) as they went out to Gethsemane (Matt. Paul and Silas sang in the Philippian jail (Acts ). “The joy of the Lord is your strength” (Neh. Serve the Lord with gladness. (See Ps. Satan is quite aware of the spiritual truth concerning joy revealed in Nehemiah: " 'Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength' " (Neh.

What the devil is after through. The Prophet Joseph Smith observed, “As God has designed our happiness—and the happiness of all His creatures, He never has—He never will institute an ordinance or give a commandment to His people that is not calculated in its nature to promote that happiness which He has designed, and which will not end in the greatest amount of good and glory to those who become the recipients of.

Thank You for the joy of the Lord, which is my strength and stay. Help me always to rejoice in Your joy and to remain in Your love, so that my joy might be full and so that Your joy may well up in my heart and overspill to others, to the glory of Your name.

Amen. And one of their best weapons was joy. From Paul of Tarsus to Benedict of Nursia and Francis of Assisi, the recovering perfectionist saints all took seriously those words from Scripture, “the joy of the Lord is your strength” (Neh ).

Here are three lessons they taught me about cultivating joy .What is Joy? Scripture says “Do not sorrow, for the joy of the LORD is your strength." Neh We are reminded to rejoice in our salvation: Ps Psalm “Restore to me the joy of Your salvation” Joy in the Hebrew is chedvah; meaning rejoicing, gladness, joy.