A Merry Heart

"The joy of the LORD is your strength." Nehemiah 8:10

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God’s Word is the “good word” that brings divine life and joy to the hearts of men!

YOU FEED your stomach daily but not your heart? Time to return to Christ before it’s too late! He is not your “first love” – highest priority! See Revelation 2:4-5. Repentance needed.

HYDRATION AND HUNGER: WHEN I awake in the middle of the night needing water, it reveals that during my waking hours I didn’t properly, thoroughly hydrate my body. WHEN I begin to become weak and susceptible to temptation and sin, it reveals that my personal fellowship with Christ – daily, perpetual life of prayer and flow of His Word God’s Word is insufficient. The LORD is looking to bring His children into the place of momentum and that will come as we seek His face “continually” as did Daniel! Jesus informs us that God will only fill those who hunger and thirst after His righteousness (Matthew 5:6).

“Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.” Proverbs 12:25

Does your heart feel heavy at times?

“My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.” Psalms 119:128

Diligently devour God’s Word daily or die.

It’s the joy (merriment) and strength of the LORD, via His Word that will revive our hearts.

HEART not feeling right today? Reading the Bible, getting lost in it, always helps bring great joy to our hearts. God’s Word is medicinal and invests in us the riches of Christ – who is the Grand Subject of all of Scripture.

“It (the Word) shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.” Proverbs 3:8

Do You Have “a Merry Heart”?

A heart full of God’s Word is a heart full of divine joy! And such a heart will be overwhelmed with Heaven’s glory and joy! Without exception, “a merry heart” is a heart full of the riches of Christ’s Word (Colossians 3:16).

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.” Proverbs 15:13

“All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.” Proverbs 15:15

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” Proverbs 17:33

“Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.” Jeremiah 15:16

Such an heart, overflowing with the joy of the LORD, comes as a result of putting God’s Word first and foremost in our lives – even before our natural food!

“The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.” Psalms 119:72

The Word of God meant more to David than did earthly riches. Now watch what Job says about God’s Word:

“I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.” Job 23:12

Gina Mondello writes: “I am so grateful that I heard the message of the Gospel!!!! and so grateful that Jesus rescued me!!! the best thing I ever did was open the Bible and dig into it!! I absolutely love his Word! nothing compares to it! my heart clings to it!”

YOU have time to read the news, sports, etc., but have chosen not to seek God in His Word? You do not know Jesus.

Beloved of the LORD, when you awake, is God first? Do you literally, practically put Him first by getting your eyes onto His words? The result is unfathomable blessings!

Dear servant of Christ: We do little fruitful work in Christ and for the benefit of His saints if we don’t encourage and see them getting into the treasure chest of his Word for themselves (2 Timothy 2:15).

Does God Know that You Mean Business?

“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” Matthew 6:33

As you set yourself up for victory in Christ, you will find it an absolute mainstay necessity to get into God’s Word immediately upon awaking every morning – putting the LORD first priority in your personal life!

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Author of several enlightening and influential books on subjects ranging from false prophets, end times, the original lie of Satan to mankind, evangelism, last day / end times victory, and the daily walk of an authentic disciple. Todd’s books can be found on BarnesandNoble.com, Amazon.com, and on SafeGuardYourSoul.com. His websites include SafeGuardYourSoul.com, GreatCommissionAdventure.com. A former Marine, contracted to NASA, youth pastor, TV show host, Bible College class president, and member of numerous churches throughout the south, by the saving grace of Jesus Christ Todd has and continues to learn to set aside all that involves the philosophies and whims of mere men to follow the King of the kingdom as a simple servant. His sincerity and ability to speak on a variety of topics from a broad and edifying perspective, and with a humble candor, is refreshing. Todd has an obvious understanding that he is nothing without Jesus and yet, by the working of divine grace, his Gospel tracts, articles, Moments with My Master email devotional, and books have taught, encouraged, and inspired thousands. Todd Tomasella is the author of several Christian, non-fiction books, hundreds of articles, devotionals, audios, tracts, videos, Bible school curriculum, and study guides. No matter the format utilized, the divine mandate is simply getting people into God's Word for themselves (Nehemiah 8:8; Habakkuk 2:2; Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 17:11; 2 Timothy 2:15; 3:16-17). Let’s Grow Together! Sign up here to begin receiving the Moments with Our Master email devotional that is sure to help you grow in grace and in the knowledge of our LORD and Savior Jesus Christ (2 Pet. 1:2; 3:18). It’s sent out 1-2 times weekly for the edification and equipping of the body of Christ. Sign Up HERE: info@safeguardyoursoul.com

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