Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines…. (Hab. 3:17 KJV) The Prophet Habakkuk was in distress because of the destruction caused by the advancing Babylonian army in his days. The children of Israel had forsaken the LORD and He delivered them into the hands of the Assyrians and
To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness… (Isa. 61:3 KJV) The prophet Isaiah was speaking by the Spirit of the Christ, the Anointed One to come in Isa. 61 above. Jesus quoted
Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright (Ps. 33:1 KJV). Rejoicing is simply exercising joy! It is joy in demonstration. The scripture above tells us that the righteous ones should express their joy in the Lord. The Bible teaches that the joy of the Lord is joy that
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore (Ps. 16:11 KJV). There is joy in the presence of God. If we are therefore in need of joy, we now know where to find it! People might sometimes look for
“Rejoice always.” (1 Thess. 5:16 NKJ.) The instruction in the verse above is quite straightforward. Rejoice always! Joy is your lifeline to accessing and manifesting the supernatural in your life. It is God’s wonder pill for the ailments of humanity. “Rejoice” is a verb that describes the manifestation and expression of joy. Joy is manifesting
“Though the fig tree may not blossom, Nor fruit be on the vines; Though the labor of the olive may fail…Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.” (Hab. 3:17-18 NKJ.) The words above were spoken by the prophet Habakuk. He had seen a vision of the
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith.” (Gal. 5:22 KJV.) Joy is defined by most dictionaries as a feeling of pleasure, happiness, or any similar emotion. But there is more to joy than just a feeling or an emotion. The scripture calls joy a fruit of the Spirit.
“Do not sorrow, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.” (Neh. 8:10 NKJ.) Joy will work wonders in your life. The scripture says the joy of the Lord is your strength. It will cause your spirit, soul, and body to flourish, and it will cause the works of your hands to prosper. Proverbs