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Day Five: Jubilee Joy!

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Psalm 51:7-12 – “Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice. Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity. Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.”

“The first thing you have to do is to say farewell now once and for ever to your past. Realize that it has been covered and blotted out in Christ. Never look back at your sins again. Say: ‘It is finished, it is covered by the Blood of Christ’. That is your first step. Take that and finish with yourself and all this talk about goodness, and look to the Lord Jesus Christ. It is only then that true happiness and joy are possible for you.

What you need is not to make resolutions to live a better life, to start fasting and sweating and praying. No! you just begin to say: ‘I rest my faith on Him alone Who died for my transgressions to atone.’

Take that first step and you will find that immediately you will begin to experience a joy and a release that you have never known in your life before. ‘Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the Law.’ Blessed be the Name of God for such a wondrous salvation for desperate sinners,” (Lloyd-Jones, D. Martyn, Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cures, p.35).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulf4PXuNV3w

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Day Four: Joy Starts Now

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Day Three: For The Joy

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Day Two: Substances of Joy

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Day One: Jubilant Joy Jesus

Monday, February 29th, 2016