Inspiration

Day 10: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be Humble

April 2, 2019

And being found in human form, he humbled himself… Philippians 2:8a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 2:5–11 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the top of the chapter, page …

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Day 9: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be Unselfish

April 1, 2019

…look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Philippians 2:4 NRSV Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 2:3, 4 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the top …

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Day 8: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be an Encourager

March 31, 2019

If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Philippians 2:1, 2 NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as …

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Day 7: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Seek Unity

March 30, 2019

You are standing firm in one spirit, striving side by side with one mind…. Philippians 1:27b NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 1:27–30 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the …

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Day 6: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Choose Life

March 29, 2019

I will remain and continue with all of you for your progress and joy in faith. Philippians 1:25b NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 1:21–26 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed …

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Day 5: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Have Realistic Expectations

March 28, 2019

Yes, and I will continue to rejoice, for I know… Philippians 1:18b, 19a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 1:18b–20 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the top of the …

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Day 4: On Your Journey to Joy, Take Courage

March 27, 2019

…and most of the brothers and sisters, having been made confident in the Lord by my imprisonment, dare to speak the word with greater boldness and without fear. Philippians 1:14 NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 1:12–18a …

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Day 3. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Seek Insight

March 26, 2019

And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight to help you determine what is best…. Philippians 1:9–10a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 1:9–11 from your favorite …

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Day 2: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Choose Gratitude

March 25, 2019

I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you…. Philippians 1:3, 4 NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Read Philippians 1:3–8 from your favorite translation of the Bible or …

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Day 1: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Choose Grace

March 24, 2019

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:2 NRSV As you begin this daily walk, choose a setting without external distractions. Calm your heart and your mind to allow Scripture to speak to you in whatever way you need to hear. Ella sang the old hymn, “Speak to My Heart,” each morning as she searched for a …

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