Hymn 195, “Lord, We Rest in Peace Abiding”
I Peter 1:8, joy that is unspeakable. Rising above and beyond the limits of… that is our joy in Christ. Joy that’s ascending. Sadness can turn to great joy. You can miss out on the pain and suffering and still miss out of the joy. The joy of the birth of Christ and the resurrection of Christ.
Isaiah 35:10, “everlasting joy upon their heads” – may we know how to rise up and know