Road To Joy Tip #10: Search for Joy

Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.  Isaiah 49:13

What does God’s Word say about joy? Unbelievably, the word “joy” appears within the Old Testament 174 times and 68 times in the New Testament. Does it make you curious about what He’s saying in all of those verses?  Perhaps you could do a word study within your daily readings and search for that amazing word; for every verse that you find with the word “joy” in it, write it in a notebook. You will be amazed at the blessings that God provides as your notebook pages fill up. Ask Him for an open heart for your search and be prepared for the blessing of joy in your life.