Are you looking for true and lasting joy? Look to Jesus. Let him fill you with his joy.

Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; I come before him with joyful songs (Psalm 100:1). We are to worship the Lord with joy. As I was thinking about this, my thoughts went to two chapters from God's Word: Isaiah 12 and Philippians 4. With joy, you will draw water from the wells of …

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Worship doesn’t begin in our hearts. It is put into our hearts by God.

I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart (Psalm 138:1). Worship is to come from our hearts. We must emphasize this, but we must, also, emphasize something else, something that's very important. Worship doesn't begin there. It is put into our hearts by God. When we join, with the Psalmist, in saying, "I will praise …

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Preaching the Word of the Lord – Psalm 100:1-5

"all the earth" (Psalm 100:1), "through all generations" (Psalm 100:5) - It wasn't just for there and then. It's for here and now. "Every person in every nation in each succeeding generation has the right to hear the news that Christ can save." The Good News of Christ is a message of triumph (Psalm 100:1). …

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