Devotions Based on Psalms: Psalm 100

St. John’s University, Collegivelle, MN, 56231 2006 Thursday, June 18 By: Edgar Twedt Psalm 100 (nrsv) 1 Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth. 2 Worship the Lord with gladness; come into his presence with singing. 3 Know that the Lord is God. It is he that made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep…

Rejoice

Emily Delgado Romans 12:9-12 Be joyful, rejoicing, because you have hope. Rejoice! Rejoice! Do not forget, for hope is always around the corner. Be patient in suffering; in affliction; in tribulation. Be patient when the troubles come, endure in distress. For you are faithful in prayer. Continuing, persevering, persisting at all times. You have devoted…

Strength Through God

By Bridgette Langford Psalm 150 Chapter 150 of Psalms verses 1-5 reminds us to always give thanks to God, sing unto to Him, and to rejoice always for the wonderful works of His hands. Knowing His  judgment is  Seeking His Glory, His strength and His face always. As I am about to close a chapter…

We Rejoice Together

By Lance Mayes Joy seems elusive at times; sometimes non-existent for long stretches of me. Such is the case for Israel. These were dark times. No joy. No hope. No way out of the mess they were in. Captivity was no fun for God’s chosen people. Where are you, God? Many of us today can…

Hippo Joy

By Garrett Vickrey Isaiah 9:2-3 Nobody does joy like a toddler. And right now nothing makes my (almost) 2 year-old daughter, Zetta, happier than hippos. There is no place that Zetta is happier to be than at the zoo in the hippo exhibit standing in front of a giant glass wall where she can watch…