Joy in the Holy Ghost. – Unspeakable and full of glory.
Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; … exceeding joyful in all our tribulation. – We glory in tribulations.
Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; … for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame. – These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be fuIl. – As the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. – The joy of the LORD is your strength.
In thy presence is fulness of joy: at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. – For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
GAL. 5:22. Rom. 14:17. I Pet. 1:8. II Cor. 6:10;7,4. Rom. 5:3. Heb. 12.2. -John 15:11. II Cor. 1:5. Phi. 4:4. -Neh. 8:10. Psa. 16:11. Rev. 7:17.
April 1 evening
Jehovah shalom: (The Lord send peace.)
Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest, and I will give him rest from all his enemies round about: for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quietness unto Israel in his days.
Behold, a greater than Solomon is here. – Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace. – My people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places; when it shall hail, coming down on the forest ; and the city shall be low in a low place.
He is our peace. – This man shall be the peace when the Assyrian shall come into our land.
These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you.
JUDG. 6:24. I Chr. 22:9. Matt. 12:42. -Isa. 9:6. Isa. 32:18,19. Eph. 2:14. Mic. 5:5. Rev. 17:14. John 14:27.