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January 2017

The Joy of a Burning Soul - A Soul on Fire
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The Joy of a Burning Soul

Psalm 20 & a song (Soul on Fire. By Third Day) I have been way to distracted away from my bible study and time with you Lord. Since Sunday service, the song, Soul on Fire, has been in my head because of one word in verse 1 of the song….

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The Heavens Declare the Joy of God
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The Heavens Declare the Joy of God

Psalm 19 I started today’s Bible study with a bit of guilt because I never got around to doing my bible study yesterday. It just seemed as if life intruded too much and before I knew it, it was 11:00pm and I was exhausted. I didn’t even think about trying…

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A Joyful Shout or Exclamation
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A Joyful Shout or Exclamation!

Psalm 18 Starting this today way late (11:30am) and also knowing I have to interrupt to complete another task, but I am not going to put this off. Plus, maybe I can mull whatever the verse is during my task and have better thoughts and insights to share. 18:19 The…

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Tired Angel
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I Am Sure Even Angels Get Tired

Psalm 17 First thought, even before I read the Psalm is that is three 17’s in a row. No references to joy in this chapter, but a few interesting insights. “Apple of your eye.” I never knew this phrase was in the bible. At least twice actually, because I was…

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The Colors and Shades of Joy
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The Colors and Shades of Joy

Psalm 15 & Psalm 16 Slow start. Psalm 15 really speaks of being a morally upright person. Setting an example. Basically, by my actions they will know I am a Christian. Short 5 verses. So I add on Psalm 16 because it also looks short. (I know some of the…

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Delight and Joy
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Delight and Joy

Psalm 1:1-3 Today’s sermon was on “Streams of Water.” And a good sermon it was, but that is not what caught my eye. It was the word, “delight” in verse two. How does that equate to joy? Delight and Joy. How are they the same and yet different. The concordance…

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Fireworks and Joy
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The Fireworks of Joy

Psalm 14 Rejoice. Be Glad. The last line of the Psalm. When God restores . . . Of course when God is active in our life, it is easy to be glad or joyful. Especially if you have just gone through a tough stretch. Just not much here today for…

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Joy Sorrow
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Sorrow. The opposite of joy.

Psalm 13 (& Romans 5:1-11, Philippians 1:25) Sorrow. The opposite of joy. If Joy is an inward manifestation of a relationship with God, how can someone like King David experience sorrow? Because he had faith that God was still with him even of circumstances concealed the joy. Faith and Joy….

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Joy and helping others?

The day started before I did. I was not able to start my morning bible study until almost 2pm. The devil likes his distractions and I am an easy target. Today’s scheduled reading: Psalm 11 & 12 Not much there with regards to joy. I got a hint of joy…

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Joy vs Happiness
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Joy vs Happiness?

Today’s Reading: Psalm 10 Reading Psalm 10 with Joy in the back of my head, the word happy jumps out. This is because early in my Bible study last week, the notes compared Joy and happiness, and this jumped into my head as I read, “Inward joy is lasting; happiness is…

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My One Word is Joy.

Today’s Reading: Psalm 9 Joy is my word of the year. Not real sure why this was laid on my heart. I really wanted ‘servant’ to be my word. Last year’s word was ‘understand.’ As in I really want to learn, know, and understand God & Jesus more. Tough word, because…

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