True Grit, Perseverance, and the Joy of the Lord

16 Aug

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“…for the joy of the LORD is your strength” Nehemiah 8:10

Charles Spurgeon described the joy of the Lord as, “…a joy of divine origin…a source of strength to  all who partake…” This joy springs supernaturally from God Himself radiating outward to us as we contemplate all He is, has done, will be. 

“All these attributes of my God are mine: his power, my protection; his wisdom, my guidance; his faithfulness, my foundation; his grace, my salvation” Charles Spurgeon

This delight in His character, His salvation, His abundant grace, promises, and providence stems from a heart tuned to the Lord — filled with His very presence; the indwelling Holy Spirit. Joy is our reaction to abiding in Christ, our expression fellowship with our Savior.It is this joy — the joy of the Lord — that…

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One Response to “True Grit, Perseverance, and the Joy of the Lord”

  1. Isn’t it sad that in a world where grit is needed, we live in a generation where everything is expected to be handed to us. How I pray we can turn this nation around and rely on our Lord for the most important of necessities: LIFE. Blessings,

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