Sorrow

Happiness vs. Joy

August 4 “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” – Philippians 4:4 Happiness comes from outside circumstances. Joy comes from within. So it’s cruel to say to people who are in sorrow, “Smile and be happy.” Better… Read More ›

Happiness vs. Joy

August 4 “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” – Philippians 4:4 Happiness comes from outside circumstances. Joy comes from within. So it’s cruel to say to people who are in sorrow, “Smile and be happy.” Better… Read More ›

The Fire of Affliction

JULY 17 “For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” – Romans 8:18 God wants to build spiritual steel and rock-solid faith into… Read More ›

Sorrow Into Joy

A devotion from Cheryl Zelenka’s soon to be released book of devotions FACING STORMS. Available on Amazon this October. “No one will calmly and quietly submit to bear the cross except those who have learned to seek their happiness beyond… Read More ›

Jesus Wept

“Jesus wept” John 11:35 (NKJV) “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13 (NIV) Randy Alcorn, in his book called “Heaven,” believes that animals will be present in the Kingdom of… Read More ›