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Joy Comes In The Morning

  • For his anger is but for a moment; His favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may stay for the night, But joy comes in the morning. Psalms 30:5 WEB

    I tossed and turned on the bed, unable to sleep. The pressure of what was going on in our life was tormenting, and even though we were exhausted, we could not sleep because we knew what we had to face the next day. When the morning finally arrived, all the worry had been for nothing for God had already taken care of the problem. Our worry had just been a waste of time and energy.

    Looking back over my life, there were many times when things looked really bad, but when the next day came, things were better. All the worry was for nothing, and even if the situation had not changed, the worry had not helped.

    The sentence 'weeping may stay for the night' suggests an overnight visitor. It could be translated as: 'At evening, weeping may arrive for the night, but Joy is coming to stay in that room in the morning, so he has to be gone by then.'

    Paul wrote 'For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory; while we don't look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal' (2 Corinthians 4:17'18).

    Don't worry about tomorrow. Instead wait patiently on God. He knows what is going on in your life. Pray, spend a little time with Him each day, just the two of you. Share your heart with Him. Sit quietly and listen for a moment. It will change your life for the better, and you will be amazed at the mini miracles that will begin to happen around you.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I look to You today. Please turn my weeping into joy. Walk with me, talk with me, help me come to know You better. Teach me what I need to know to move forward, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen!

    Note: 'Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God.' (Philippians 4:6-7) ~ If you have a prayer need, we are here for you! We and the prayer team are ready to lift you up at our private prayer page: RHM Prayer Network


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah! Thank you for the wisdom and understanding! Keep on trusting the Lord! ❤️
Jul 25
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Thank you pastor for the reminder that worrying robs us of the joy we should have. Have a good day.

 

Jul 25
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. I pray for less worry and more joy. I pray for more of God's presence in my life. Amen

Jul 25
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen praise God our king and savior 

Jul 25
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name Amen. 

Jul 25
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Thank you Pastor for the daily devotional.Help us to not worry so much and count on Jesus,our Lord and Savior. Amen 

Jul 25
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

Jul 25
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

Jul 25
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord!

Jul 25
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you Father for always being there and loving me every step of the way

Jul 25
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen 

Jul 25
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Jul 25
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I know I'm concerned for things I shouldn't be worrying about for Your loving care and forgiveness is there with us when we fall. We trust and count on You in every step of the way to give us a new beginning, thank You Father for all You have done for us. In Jesus Christ name we pray, Amen. 

Great devotional reminder Pastor, God bless you and Sylvia. 

Jul 25
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Perfect timing on the encouragement, Pastor Dion! Asking for wisdom and praying: Teach me what I need to know to move in Your will, Lord. Thank you! Amen!

 

Jul 25
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

I need you God. Praise thy name. In the name of Jesus Amen 

Jul 25
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen. I have learned to pray way more and worry far, far less. I give it all to Him and trust He will make a way.

Jul 25
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Pastor, I really needed to hear this as I have had so much anxiety lately!!

Jul 25
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jul 25
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen

Jul 26