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Increase Your Joy

The meek also shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel (Isaiah 29:19 KJV).

The joy of the Lord is your strength. Living for Jesus is not without its difficulties in this world. You will need to be strong to endure the temptations and adversities that will undoubtedly come your way. In Christ, you find a resiliency that causes you to bend rather than break when the weight of trouble comes your way. You can bounce back no matter what situation you are in as you tap into the Lord’s joy.

Joy is a fruit of the Holy Spirit. It is not part of our human nature distinct from Christ Jesus tells us that our flesh is weak, but the Spirit is willing. If our spirit man is weak, we have little joy in our lives. We can strengthen our spirit through spending time meditating on the word and praying. Meek people have joy because they depend on Jesus and without Him they know there is no true purpose in life.

The world has a miserable lack of joy and an excess of distress, discouragement, and despair. Chasing after happiness and being preoccupied with self-indulgence m