Day 25 A Glad Heart

All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
An “evil foreboding” is a vague, threatening feeling that something bad is going to happen. There was a point when I realized that I had actually carried these feelings with me most of my life. In fact, I had been made miserable by evil thoughts and forebodings. Perhaps you have these feelings as well. You have circumstances that are very difficult, but even when you don’t you are still miserable because your thoughts are poisoning your outlook and robbing you of the ability to enjoy life and see good days. Proverbs 15:15 promises you that these feelings need not remain. Faith’s attitude is one of leaning on God, trusting and being confident in Him

It is joyful feasting on the expectancy of good. Rather than dreading something by anticipating that it will make you miserable, you can have faith that God will give you the power to enjoy it.

God help me to know that my joy, peace, righteousness, and power are on the inside of me through the presence of the Holy Spirit. Don’t let worry and anxiety rule in my life any longer.

Proverbs 16:22
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.

Proverbs 17:22
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

Acts 16:25
And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.