June 1, 2020
|The Blessing of Cheerfulness | James R. Miller, 1895||Joy|
We cannot put too great emphasis upon the duty of giving happiness and cheer to others. But it is no less a duty that we should be happy and cheerful ourselves. All our efforts to lighten another's load will be limited unless they spring from a source of joy within.
September 1, 2019
|The Joy of the Lord | Albert B. Simpson, 1890||Joy|
His great salvation is inseparably linked with a rejoicing spirit. True, it can stoop to sorrow; it will enter the saddest home and the darkest midnight, but it cannot dwell with gloom. It must banish sorrow as well as sin, and live in the light of joy.
July 1, 2019
|When the Song Begins | James R. Miller, 1905||Joy|
What is the secret? When does the song begin? What is it that gives to the believer in God this quenchless joy? In the record of the opening of the temple by Hezekiah we find a sentence which suggests the answer.
April 1, 2015
|Why Weepest Thou? | Beverly Carradine, 1899||Joy|
Of all the things that He might have said, perhaps no more beautiful, blessed, needful, and significant speech could have been made by Him to His sorrowing disciples—and, beyond them, to the struggling, battling Church in all ages, and even to the sinful world itself.