Why Do We Need To Pray?

Why Do We Need To Pray?

We pray not because God needs our suggestions. God already knows what we need before we ask Him. We pray because He sees the bigger picture while we only see a sliver. We pray because we have limited perspectives, limited thoughts, & limited views. We pray because...

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Jesus IS The Bread of Life

Jesus IS The Bread of Life

Jesus is the Bread of Life. That’s it. Case closed. We are all very skilled at drinking water that leaves us thirsty and eating bread that does not satisfy. Your hungry heart will only be satisfied when it’s God who fills it. John 6:35 ESV Jesus said to them, “I am...

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Are Godly Friends Really Important?

Are Godly Friends Really Important?

Ever wonder if having Godly friends really is important? Greg Laurie recently said, It’s important to look for godly friends. You cannot control your environment at all times. You cannot always control who your neighbors will be or who your coworkers will be. But you...

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Trials Help You See God Work

Trials Help You See God Work

When you are going through a trial, what’s your first response? Do you want to run away as quickly as possible to escape it? Though that’s a normal feeling, God has a different way. It is not the trials in our life that develop or destroy us, but rather our response...

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Trouble Is Part Of life, But God Always Provides

Trouble Is Part Of life, But God Always Provides

Some people have the wrong idea about the Christian life. Once they become believers, they expect smooth sailing. However, Jesus made it clear that we’ll all face troubles. His own life was no exception—He endured false accusation, rejection, betrayal, and separation...

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The Timing Of Jesus

The Timing Of Jesus

Sometimes as we look at the way things are, we wonder whether God is aware of what the world is like. Why has Christ not come back? The implication is that God is somehow off schedule. However, the Bible says of Christ’s return, “The Lord isn’t really being slow about...

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God Is Calling

God Is Calling

When we think of certain men and women of the Bible, we see them in their greatness because of what God did. But remember, when God called David, he was a shepherd boy whose father didn’t even acknowledge him. Yet God instructed the prophet Samuel to anoint David as...

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Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Bethlehem.  The place where the lowly shepherds were told of the good news of great joy - the Good Shepherd, Jesus was born! But long before that, it’s the same place where a young shepherd boy named David was left out, overlooked, and not good enough to be...

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Christmas Blessings 2023

Christmas Blessings 2023

JoyWorship is partnering with Harvest Stand Ministries, Gerrit's Appliance, and Standale Home Studio to provide families in need with a nice Christmas! Harvest Stand Ministries walks alongside these families on a regular basis, but we wanted YOUR help to provide these...

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You Are Never Alone

You Are Never Alone

God is with you in every moment; you can talk to Him and relax in His presence anytime. The next time you feel stress building, give yourself a moment to reset. Often, what we need to do is pause to rest in Christ’s loving presence. Say a prayer, breathe the air God...

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