Posts tagged ‘joy of the Lord’

Even If

Even if the fig tree does not bloom
and the vines have no grapes,
even if the olive tree fails to produce
and the fields yield no food,
even if the sheep pen is empty
and the stalls have no cattle—
even then,
I will be happy with the Lord.
I will truly find joy in God, who saves me.

(Habakkuk 3:17-18 God’s Word Translation©)

Unintentional Oppression

It happens every season. Halloween, Christmas and Easter finds people arguing that true Christians shouldn’t celebrate. Read more…

No Sour Lemons

I have been in churches with choirs whose members sing about the love of God and the joy of the Lord. Except they look like they’ve eaten a bowl of chokecherries with lemon sauce.

We are a city set on a hill to proclaim the love of God. What do people see in you? Read more…