Rejoicing in the Lord Sunday, December 31, 2017. steadfast. When a child knows his father's wish, but, in answer to a reasonable request, says, 'No', you call it disobedience. Englisch-Deutsch-Übersetzungen für rejoicing im Online-Wörterbuch dict.cc (Deutschwörterbuch). June 2018 True, in many instances, the idea is a delusion, a snare of the Devil, by which souls are kept out of God's Full Salvation; but, there is the fact -- 'fears are in the way'. This effect is often produced in persons both as regards their own circumstances and the consequences of following the leadings of God's Spirit. If we are to suffer, let it be the result of following Him, rather than the consequence of denying our Lord. I am not, however, dealing now with such positions or the circumstances connected with them; I am referring to circumstances or conditions of life which are lawful in themselves and in the light of the Word of God, but which may present difficulties and involve serious trial to those determined to live purely and serve God faithfully. But is not that just the point where the triumph of faith comes in? In 2018 I will complete an internship at Lakeview Baptist Church. To feel joyful about (something): rejoiced that the ship reached land. Honestly, it has always seemed like a distant thought that I could ignore... until now. A few words as to circumstances may be helpful to some one. 1 Thessalonians… At time, his circumstances were not good; they were difficult. Rejoicing: Recall from last week that though the word “rejoice,” caivrw / chairô, in verse 4 is emotional, but it is not an emotion itself, and it is not dependent upon circumstances. Surely the knowledge of this leads me to cry, 'O my Lord, let me have the blessing with all its consequences!'. Abide in God and allow Him to give you joy. We compare our lives with others and wonder, “Why can’t I have that, too? You may remember how Bunyan, in his 'Pilgrim's Progress', represents Christian desiring to enter the House Beautiful, but suddenly he espied two lions in the way, and was almost frightened out of his purpose until some one told him that, if he went boldly on, and kept in the middle of the path, he need not fear, seeing the lions were securely chained. or 'go to the Open-Air', or 'perhaps become an Army Officer', and, as an Officer, 'may have to leave my native land'. I am the LORD your God. When spoken to by an Officer, he admitted the force of all that had been said, but he found an insurmountable difficulty in his business as a shopkeeper. Loading... Unsubscribe from Calvary Gospel Church of … Life is not easy; it is full of challenges and even some losses. “Rejoicing is grounded in gratitude, with a keen appreciation for yourself, others, your abundance, and the beauty around you.” ― Susan C. Young What an illustration of the quaking fears which hinder definite action in regard to spiritual blessings! Such positions must be given up, if men wish to enjoy God's sanctifying power. But Paul here exhorts his readers that rejoicing in all things is a staple of a follower of Jesus. When I was a young man in business I yearned for a position in which I could be separate from all worldly entanglements, so that I could obtain and enjoy the blessing. Now and in the future, pursue God's purpose with a great expectation that God is working in your life, believe Him for your future with hope. A married man or woman says, 'Ah! The external shouldn’t dictate our faith internally. Oh, what crowds of enlightened souls might be walking triumphantly along the King's highway, who are yet tramping on amidst doubts and fears and frequent condemnation, all because they dread the pressure of God's claims upon them, and fear the consequences of making a whole-hearted surrender to Him. 12 Bible Verses about Rejoicing and Having Joy. 1. But rejoicing doesn’t in itself mean one is ‘experiencing joy’ and so Gomes says “Joy is elusive; it cannot be summoned forth like an actor’s tears.” (p.233). March 2018 March 15, 2015; Share When we’re facing unwanted circumstances, dealing with difficult people, or under the fire of persecution, it can be too easy to focus on our challenges and become discouraged. Archaic To fill with joy; gladden. Remember, the Lord is the Master of circumstances, and you must put yours into His hands, and trust Him not only to sanctify you wholly, but to preserve you blameless unto the end. Why would a person rejoice in the things that hinder life and even cause pain? Rejoicing in the Dark. Introduction. Tell Him you trust Him and be joyful today. Rejoicing in the victories of life is easy. But, do you know, since I have been a Salvation Army Officer, I have often been tempted to think that the sanctified life is easier in the circumstances of commercial life, and that if I was so placed the spiritual things would be more appreciated, and I should be able to live nearer to God. As I have said, there will be sacrifice, but there also will be satisfaction; and, as with the mother in regard to her new-born babe, the fully saved soul forgets the suffering and the sacrifice which has been made. Rejoicing in the victories of life is easy. Belief (faith) is internal, not external. Fear is like a great magnifying-glass; or one of those mirrors which give a distorted image of things reflected in them. April 2018 Indiana University Maurer School of Law graduates who last year started an expungement help desk marked scores of personal victories through their work under trying circumstances and hope to build on early successes that helped clients in dozens of counties. The man who wrote these words was specially emphasizing the importance of settling one's relationships to the great Creator before the coming of days when infirmities increase, and decay of natural powers sets in. Text-Isaiah 55:1-7, Galatians 4:21-5:1, & John 6:1-15 Laetare: A Day of Rejoicing? Whoever you are and whatever your current circumstances, pursue God's purpose for your life. O Lord, I will go straight to them, and confess, and ask them to forgive me!' v.tr. 1. Rejoicing in difficult times though seems like an oxymoron. Jesus followers rejoice no matter the circumstance. Rejoicing definition is - the action of one that rejoices. Amongst those difficulties the sacred writer places that natural foreboding, physical shrinking and hesitation which paralyse men when, after lives spent in sin and selfish indulgence, they desire to make their peace with God; for, says he, 'They shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way'. February 2018 When looking at the consequences of fully yielding to God's claims, and perhaps trembling and hesitating, do you ever think of the results of holding back what you know God wants? That is a pathetic picture which the Psalmist gives us of these poor Jews by the waters of Babylon, who, when urged to sing the songs of Zion, answered, 'How shall we sing the Lord's songs in a strange land?' Don't worry. How often, when giving earnest advice, one gets the response, 'My circumstances are against me', 'Placed as I am, it cannot be', or 'The consequences are too serious', 'The price of the blessing is too high'. Why would a person rejoice in the things that hinder life and even cause pain? When our circumstances define our joy or lack of joy, this should prove to us that we are not abiding in Him. He knows what He is doing in your life. In the Meeting of the following week a man came to the table seeking the blessing, and he cried out aloud, 'O Lord, give me a clean heart! Through every season of your life, from good to bad to mediocre, pursue God's purpose. How to use rejoicing in a sentence. 1. Men do not talk about sacrifices when they realize that they have received more -- much more -- than that which they gave up. It is there that we see the value of those exceeding great and precious promises by which you are to become a partaker of the Divine nature, and on which your faith is to build. Your Circumstances Can't Hinder the Process of God - Rejoice Calvary Gospel Church of Waldorf Maryland. It’s an unexplainable joy. They think of the separateness from the world involved in a life of Holiness; they think of the cold shoulder which some, even Christian friends, would give them; they think of the toil after souls which the sanctified must maintain; of the money that they may have to give; of the partnership in Christ's sufferings, and other self-denying expressions of devotion to God and the Kingdom. Instead of dim twilight, or hazy doubts or forebodings, the sunshine of the Divine Presence makes all things bright and gladsome. The contrast between this and the man previously mentioned teaches its own lesson. You must count the cost of that, when resisting the light and influence of God's Spirit. Mit Flexionstabellen der verschiedenen Fälle und Zeiten Aussprache und relevante Diskussionen Kostenloser Vokabeltrainer A man came across London to be present at one of our Thursday Meetings. Is it not a still more serious thing to be disobedient in the presence of more than a father's love? Advent is a season of rejoicing because it revives the expectation of the most joyful event in history : the birth of the Son of God by the Virgin Mary. es v.intr. The highs of Bipolar Disorder are called mania or hypomania.The lows are called depression. But Paul here exhorts his readers that rejoicing in all things is a staple of a follower of Jesus. if only I were married, then the life of purity and Holiness would be possible to me'. While the term "rejoice" may refer to many things, today's sermon concentrates speciafically on topics like relief and joy. 'Oh, I shall have to wear uniform!' The word relief itself come from a Latin word meaning… You won't need physical dexterity or coordination to follow these commands. Thank God that He can see tomorrow and because of that you can have joy. 'I could not keep the blessing if I got it'; 'If I could change my position, or surroundings, or connexions, then I would take the necessary steps'. Philippians 1:12-18. Even with persons who have no doubt as to the possibility of a clean heart and sanctification of life, these thoughts operate; and we find the fear of circumstances hindering one, and the fear of consequences influencing another, so that they are held back from definitely seeking the blessing. If they have, it is strange for them to talk of rushlight sacrifices whilst they are bathed in the sunlight of the Divine Presence. In my own personal notes I wrote that circumstances may say one thing, but God always makes the impossible possible. There is an old joke about four men in England that were all seated in the same booth on a train. Here, Paul was in prison as he penned letter to the Philippians. With some people circumstances exist which are insurmountable barriers; there are positions in the world which could not be held by a fully sanctified person any more than fire can be carried in a man's bosom and he not be burned; situations involving the practice of evil or resulting in gain through the unjust sufferings of others. Oh, my friends, whilst counting the cost, look at both sides of God's gift, the crown as well as the cross; the delight as well as the denial; the heavenly sunshine as well as the earthly shadows; and the great, glorious, everlasting reward in eternity. I heard Mr. Bramwell Booth say in a Meeting, 'Sacrifice is the flower of love'; and you know full well that things which are otherwise impossible become comparatively easy to true love and faith. Faith makes us know for sure that we can possess the land; but rejoicing faith causes us to wield the mighty weapon which will pull down the strongholds of Satan! Take the malice out which I have had towards these two persons! How do you battle the difficult times in your life. The enemy holds these and many similar things before the eyes of a convicted soul, very often magnifying the facts until the word difficulty is changed to impossibility, and, like the young ruler of the Gospel story, they 'go away sorrowful'. What an illustration of the quaking fears which hinder definite action in regard to spiritual blessings! The fear in some instances is that if they obtain the blessing the strain of temptation would be such as to render a fall probable. What Hinders Performance and Productivity in Employees or Volunteers? The Bible verses tell us to do three things at all times. He saw that the goods on his shelves and sold over the counter were mixed, including what he realized to be bad and damaging to many others. To feel joyful; be delighted: rejoiced at the news; rejoiced in her friend's good fortune. In 2020, Bayreuth Baroque is taking place under quite extraordinary circumstances. Lernen Sie die Übersetzung für 'rejoicing' in LEOs Englisch ⇔ Deutsch Wörterbuch. Now, I do not want to mislead anybody, for, of course, there are consequences of surrender and determination to live the holy life; but, unfortunately, these fearful ones look at the wrong side of the list. Is not that the feeling which bursts from many lips and many more hearts, 'How can you expect me, in my circumstances, to get sanctified and live a holy life?'. 2. Numbers 10:10 - At the beginning of the month, during your time of rejoicing at the appointed place, sound the trumpet over your burnt offering, then sacrifice your peace offering, since they are to be your memorial before the LORD your God. You must trust God to make you equal to your circumstances. The mother, fearful about the strain which the care of the children brings, often speaks in the same way. Bipolar Disorder used to be known as 'manic depression'. Belief can’t waiver because of the outer appearance of a situation. So it is with business relationships and many other matters in which the circumstances are presented as things making Holiness an impossibility. Sometimes distressing consequences do follow surrender and faith, but are there not also glorious consequences in the form of joy in the seasons of sorrow, light and guidance in the hours of perplexity, Divine approval and communion when others misunderstand and shun us? 'As thy days, so shall thy strength be'; 'My God shall supply all your need'; and that includes your need in cleansing, your need in keeping, and your need in blessing adapted to your circumstances. January 2018. 2018 is going to bring a lot of change. He knows the future and we do not. During the course of conversation, one of them men boasted that he could correctly guess the occupations of the others solely by his observations of them. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find. There is another point of view about which I must speak a word in passing. You see, it is the same old temptation, 'My circumstances, my conditions of life, my work, my home', and the fear of these things often becomes a snare. In this daily devotional booklet, as in the first two, Joy's personal faith and rejoicing practices are clearly expressed and seen through her walk of obedience with God. Now, some of us have trouble doing two things at once, let alone three things simultaneously and continually to boot. It is what they do. 2. Rejoicing in difficult times though seems like an oxymoron. Unclear expectations; Lack of leadership; Unclear as to why it is important; Nothing to really motivate; Unable to perform; Lack of clear measurements; Unreliable; Doesn’t feel valued; Victim mentality; Lack of personal leadership; Poor character qualities; Not aware of the “big picture” In the Gospel story such were 'beaten with many stripes'; that means stripes of loss, stripes of pain, stripes of sorrow, perhaps even stripes of death. Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. When I hear people dwelling on how much they have given up for God, I begin to wonder whether those self-denying ones have realized the joy and satisfaction which God wants to give to the fully consecrated heart. His heart was full of conviction and desire, but anxiety about his wife and family prevented him closing down, while his conscience prevented him selling a business which he knew had wrong and doubtful things connected with it. By Linda Canup. The writer of Philippians, the Apostle Paul, was a great example of this truth. Sometimes we are tempted to look at sacrifice apart from love. Psalm 5:11, “But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Now, it is quite right that seekers of Full Salvation should look at the cost, and count it well; but, Oh, that they would also think of the tremendous balance of joy and peace and blessing which more than makes up for what has to be borne or done or given up! In the book it says not to allow circumstances to hinder your faith. The practical outcome of that thought is, that postponement only adds to one's difficulties when the battle really has to be fought. It is what they do. These are words we frequently hear. If a Christian believes that his life and all its circumstances are in the hands of the sovereign, wise, and loving God who is always working for his good, then he can truly rejoice always. Overcoming Circumstances. Bipolar Disorder is the name used to describe a set of conditions where the individual experiences mood swings between two opposite poles. if only I were single, then I could live a life of full consecration'. Let me, however, first make one thing clear. CIRCUMSTANCE 'CIRCUMSTANCE' is a 12 letter word starting with C and ending with E Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for CIRCUMSTANCE We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word circumstance will help you to finish your crossword today. Let me, however, first make one thing clear. Do not forget that there are some consequences of saying 'No' to the Lord. 2018. John W. Ritenbaugh Sovereignty and Its Fruit: Part Ten. 7 Truths You Need to Know. Needless to add, the blessing came, and, rejoicing, he went off to his home, fifty miles out of London, to fulfil his word. When you have looked at all these things, make your choice; and, having chosen aright, 'hold fast that which thou hast, that no man take thy crown'. This is not logical. exercised the standard of diligence required under the circumstances of the case, regardless of whether such impediments occur at our business establishment or at that of one of our subsuppliers, for example force majeure (e.g. Viele übersetzte Beispielsätze mit "rejoicing for" – Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch und Suchmaschine für Millionen von Deutsch-Übersetzungen. But there is that second class of anxious persons to whom I referred: those who are held back by the fear of consequences. 'What is wrong for me', he said, 'would be wrong for another'; and so he could not pay the price, and, like the young ruler referred to, he has gone away sorrowful. Phrasal Verb: rejoice in To have or possess: rejoices in a … It is our great privilege this morning to return to our wonderful study of 1 Thessalonians chapter 5, and I invite you to take your Bible, if you will, and open to that great chapter. Introduction Many of probably wondering why we are rejoicing when it is still Lent. A Rejoicing Attitude! The year that I have had in mind for years... 2018 will be the year that I graduate college. A few words as to circumstances may be helpful to some one. The imaginary obstacles which arise in people's minds, seeming to make holy living impossible, are varied in character, but I see that many are influenced by fears and feelings concerning things which I class under the headings of 'Circumstances and Consequences'. Jesus followers rejoice no matter the circumstance. Rejoicing Through All Circumstances March 10, 2016 Uncategorized diamondwriter1221 Habakkuk 3:17 “Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the LORD; I will take joy in the God of my salvation.” May 2018 Instead of depending for light and peace on 'suns' which 'go down' and 'moons' which 'withdraw' themselves, the fully sanctified man finds that God has become his 'everlasting light, and the days of his mourning are ended'. This is not logical. Rejoicing is a response that is dependent upon mindset. With equal seriousness the single person says, 'Ah! Your comment will be posted after it is approved. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 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