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Friday, January 13, 2012

Daily Thought: Rejoice When God is Glorified

"You rejoice because you and your family are in good health, because your friends are smiling upon you, because circumstances surrounding you are favorable, because you have an abundance of good things to eat and of clothing to wear. But your rejoicing is only in earthly things. We are to be grateful for these things, but they are only the sea-foam of joy; the water lies beneath. True joy is to rejoice not only in the Lord but with the Lord. Rejoice in those things in which Jesus and the angels rejoice. When your goods are being wasted, you find your deepest joy because God is being glorified."

Orr, Charles Ebert (2004-11-01). How to Live a Holy Life (p. 64). Public Domain Books. Kindle Edition.

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