Day 27. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Enjoy an Abundant Life

April 19, 2019

[Paul wrote] I have been paid in full and have more than enough. Philippians 4:18a 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 4:14–18a from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the top …

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Day 26. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Accept

April 18, 2019

…I have learned to be content with whatever I have…I can do all things through him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:11b, 13 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 4:10–13, a sentence at a time, from your favorite …

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Day 25. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Change Your Attitude

April 17, 2019

  …whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. Philippians 4:8 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 …

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Day 24. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Find Peace

April 16, 2019

Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:6 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 4:6, 7 from your favorite translation of …

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Day 23. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be Gentle

April 15, 2019

Let your gentleness be known to everyone. Philippians 4:5a 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 4:4, 5 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the top of the chapter, page 161. …

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Day 22. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Have Strength

April 14, 2019

The most difficult part of the journey up that mountain of grief is done. During Holy Week, we meditate on Philippians 4—peace brings joy—packed with Hallelujah Chorus verses full of hope and promise as we look past the cross to Easter joy. …stand firm in the Lord…be of the same mind… Philippians 4:1b, 2b NRSV Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and …

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Day 21. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Anticipate

April 13, 2019

But our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 3:20 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 3:20, 21 from your favorite translation of the …

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Day 20. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Imitate

April 12, 2019

Brothers and sisters, join in imitating me, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us. Philippians 3:17 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 3:17–19 from your favorite translation of the Bible or …

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Day 19. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Believe

April 11, 2019

Let those of us then who are mature be of the same mind…. Philippians 3:15a 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 3:15, 16 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the …

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Day 18. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Mature

April 10, 2019

Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on to the goal…. Philippians 3:13b–14a 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 3:12–14 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph …

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