joy

…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Friday, November 26, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture Let mutual love continue. Hebrews 13:1 A Look at Joy A Look at Joy For all that changes Seasons, a glad morning, Sliver of moon, red sun Give thanks For all that changes Silence, shifting clouds, Squabbling jays, white iris Give thanks For all that changes Wind [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Thursday, November 25, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we abound in love for you. 1 Thessalonians 3:12 A Look at Joy (gratitude edition) Thanks & blessings be to the Sun & the Earth for this [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture For the whole law is summed up in a single commandment, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Galatians 5:14 A Look at Joy Thanks to the ear that someone may hear Thanks to seeing that someone may see Thanks to feeling that someone may feel Thanks [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Romans 12:9–10 A Look at Joy Thanks for the Italian chestnuts—with their tough shells—the smooth chocolaty skin of them—thanks for [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Monday, November 22, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture In all these things we are more than conquerors through Christ who loved us. Romans 8:37 A Look at Joy The care center where my mom lived in St. Paul was in quarantine the week she died. My brothers Robin and Paul, who live nearby, would [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Friday, November 19, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture Suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us. Romans 5:3–5 A Look at Joy Let the light of [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Thursday, November 18, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13 A Look at Joy We will find that praise and gratitude are central to our efforts to speak the truth. As Walter Brueggemann has written, “Praise is the duty [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. John 15:9 A Look at Joy Do you have hope for the future? someone asked Robert Frost, toward the end. Yes, and even for the past, he replied, that it will [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture Lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Ephesians 4:1–3 A Look at [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Monday, November 15, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture We love because God first loved us. 1 John 4:19 A Look at Joy Joy Unspeakable erupts when you least expect it, when the burden is greatest when the hope is gone after bullets fly. It rises on the crest of impossibility, it sways to the [...]

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