Disappointment Becomes Joy

By   •   July 15   •   Topics:

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One of the great bonuses of being a Christian is the great hope that extends beyond the grave into the glory of God’s tomorrow. A little girl was running toward a cemetery as the darkness of evening began to fall. She passed a friend who asked her if she was not afraid to go through the graveyard at night. “Oh, no,” she said, “I’m not afraid. My home is just on the other side!” We Christians are not afraid of the night of death because our heavenly home is “just on the other side.” The resurrection of Christ changed the midnight of bereavement into a sunrise of reunion; it changed the midnight of disappointment into a sunrise of joy; it changed the midnight of fear to a sunrise of peace. Today faith and confidence in the resurrected Christ can change your fear to hope and your disappointment to joy.

Prayer for the day

Whatever I fear the most, Lord Jesus, I put into Your loving hands, knowing You will give me peace and courage.

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  1. Roy Gillentine says:

    Thank you God for your blessings and Love. Today is the one year anniversary of the day Melanie tool that walk to the other side, God is my strength and hope that one day we will be there aswell. Rejoice to the Heavenly Father. Thank you God for blessing me with my soulmate for over 31 years, a good friend told me the other daymelanie has been in heaven with no pain no suffering in her new heavenly home that is what keeps me going. This last year has been one of the hardest years of my life but God has helped me through it. Grief becomes joy just knowing The Lord, I don’t know how anyone could get through this grief journey without God’s grace and Love. God bless you all. Keep me and Robert in your prayers.

  2. Flora Martin says:

    Thank you for reminding me that every day is in God’s hands. Also, all of His children can trust Him to guide and direct me as I surrender to Him daily. Thank you for putting up this sight for any one needing His Word and thank you for being a large part of millions of peoples lives in following Jesus.

  3. vijayakumar says:

    Praise the Lord

  4. Annette Deming says:

    Thank you God for another day being with my family. I pray that my husband will recover quickly and be healed. In Jesus name I pray, Amen

  5. Wendy N.Stella says:

    I so much believe in Him (GOD). He is the Alpha and Omega.