The Spring of Laughter
“Anyone who drinks the water I give will never thirst — not ever. The water I give will be an artesian spring within, gushing fountains of endless life.”
(John 4:14, MSG)
TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria
When you make Jesus the Lord of your life, God puts within you an eternal well that will never run dry. You have an unlimited supply of good things inside you which should be continually bubbling out of you. But Satan doesn’t want your joy, happiness, or laughter to flow freely. So he comes along and throws a stone of, say, worry into your well. You may think, “That’s just one little stone. It’s not hurting anything. The water is still flowing pretty well.” But Satan will be back soon with another stone, whether it’s fear, self-pity, or hopelessness. If you haven’t dealt individually with each of these stones and gotten rid of them, your nice, free-flowing well of good things will become clogged. Take the time today and every day to evaluate your well. Ask God to give you revelation and to help you keep your well clean!
A PRAYER FOR TODAY
Lord, thank You for the spring of eternal life and joy that You have placed within me. Help me deal with the stones that can block the free flow of goodness, joy, and laughter. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
— Joel & Victoria Osteen
We have a choice to either be soldiers for Christ, or pawns for the enemy. We can choose to either hold tight to our joy and dance in the storm, or let the enemy steal our joy and tear away at our faith.
Our tests in life include temptation and fear, and how well we stand up against these anti-Christ principles. Will you give in and rationalize your decision? Or will you stand firm in your conviction and trust that God has everything handled? Will you worry or be confident?
Questions of the Day
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2. What came to mind as you read today’s message?
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