Monday, January 21, 2013

Defining Christianity: rejoice

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"Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling." -- Psalm 2:11, ESV

"Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, O righteous, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart!" -- Psalm 32:11, ESV

"But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation say continually, "Great is the LORD!"" -- Psalm 40:16, ESV

"Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you." -- Matthew 5:11-12, ESV

"Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer." -- Romans 12:12, ESV

"Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you." -- 2 Corinthians 13:11, ESV

"Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice." -- Philippians 4:4, ESV

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