Please pray for vocations to Sisters of St. Mary and an anointing on their ministry of prayer in the Anglican Diocese of the Living Word and for the Diocese of Albany.
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Johann Sebastian Bach
I will never forget the first time I heard this hymn played with the variations. It was in St. Thomas Church in Monrovia, Liberia. It opened a window for me into heaven.
16 Then the children of Israel, the priests and the Levites and the rest of the descendants of the captivity, celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy. Ezra 6:16 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us celebrate the dedication of our worship to you.
11 You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11 (NKJV)
Jesus, help me keep to your path and enter into the fulness of joy in you.
23 The heart of the wise teaches his mouth, And adds learning to his lips. Proverbs 16:23 (NKJV)
Let the words of my mouth bring joy to you, Father.
18 Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation. Habakkuk 3:18 (NKJV)
God, you are the source of all my joy.
10 Then he said to them, "Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our LORD. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the LORD is your strength." Nehemiah 8:10 (NKJV)
Jesus, let your joy be my strength.
Worthy Is The Lamb - Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Help us enter into the joy of praising you, Jesus.
A Word Received: Look forward to the joy I have prepared for you in heaven.