THE EXTANGE 5-15-2020
Weeping may endure for the night but joy comes in the morning. Did you ever notice that the birds sing while it is still dark? They start singing their song in anticipation of the light. Is it possible to live in the joy of the Lord before the natural feels like it? Yes! If you have sadness you can sing out for joy. Joy is a constant in us just like the Holy Spirit is constant in us.
Ps 30:1 I WILL extol You, O Lord, for You have lifted me up and have not let my foes rejoice over me.
2 O Lord my God, I cried to You and You have healed me.
3 O Lord, You have brought my life up from Sheol (the place of the dead); You have kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit (the grave).
4 Sing to the Lord, O you saints of His, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name.
5 For His anger is but for a moment, but His favor is for a lifetime or in His favor is life. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.AMP ↕↕↕
Ps 30:1 I give you all the credit, God you got me out of that mess, you didn't let my foes gloat.
2 God, my God, I yelled for help and you put me together.
3 God, you pulled me out of the grave, gave me another chance at life when I was down-and-out.
4 All you saints! Sing your hearts out to God! Thank him to his face!
5 He gets angry once in a while, but across a lifetime there is only love. The nights of crying your eyes out give way to days of laughter. MSG
Jer 33:11 [There shall be heard again] the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voices of those who sing as they bring sacrifices of thanksgiving into the house of the Lord, Give praise and thanks to the Lord of hosts, for the Lord is good; for His mercy and kindness and steadfast love endure forever! For I will cause the captivity of the land to be reversed and return to be as it was at first, says the Lord. AMP
Jer 33:11 But the time is coming when you're going to hear laughter and celebration, marriage festivities, people exclaiming, "Thank God-of-the-Angel-Armies. He's so good! His love never quits," as they bring thank offerings into God's Temple. I'll restore everything that was lost in this land. I'll make everything as good as new.' I, God, say so. MSG
Ps 30:11 You did it: you changed wild lament into whirling dance; You ripped off my black mourning band and decked me with wildflowers.
12 I'm about to burst with song; I can't keep quiet about you. God, my God, I can't thank you enough. MSG
ZION- The Church (militant or triumphant): ZION-is transferred to heaven, as the true dwelling-place of God.
Isa 61:3 To grant [consolation and joy] to those who mourn in Zion to give them an ornament (a garland or diadem) of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the garment [expressive] of praise instead of a heavy, burdened, and failing spirit that they may be called oaks of righteousness [lofty, strong, and magnificent, distinguished for uprightness, justice, and right standing with God], the planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified. AMP
IS 61:3 to strengthen those crushed by despair who mourn in Zion to give them a beautiful bouquetin the place of ashes, the oil of blissinstead of tears,and the mantle of joyous praiseinstead of the spirit of heaviness. Because of this, they will be known as Mighty Oaksof Righteousness, plantedby Yahweh as a living display of his glory. TPT SPIRIT OF FAILURE
ISA 51:11 Do it again! Those Yahweh has set free will return to Zion and come celebrating with songs of joy! They will be crowned with never-ending joy! Gladness and joy will overwhelm them; despair and depression will disappear!TPT
ISA 12:3 With triumphant joy you will drink deeplyfrom the wellsof salvation.
4 In that glorious day, you will say to one another, Give thanks to the Lord and ask him for more! Tell the world about all that he does! Let them know how magnificent he is!
5 Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done marvelous wonders, and let his fame be known throughout the earth!
6 Give out a shout of cheer; sing for joy, O people of Zion, for great and mighty is the Holy One of Israelwho lives among you! TPT
Isa 12:3 Joyfully you'll pull up buckets of water from the wells of salvation.
4 And as you do it, you'll say, "Give thanks to God. Call out his name.
Ask him anything! Shout to the nations, tell them what he's done, spread the news of his great reputation!
5 "Sing praise-songs to God. He's done it all! Let the whole earth know what he's done!
6 Raise the roof! Sing your hearts out, O Zion! The Greatest lives among you: The Holy of Israel." MSG
Isa 60:20 Your sun shall no more go down, nor shall your moon withdraw itself, for the Lord shall be your everlasting light, and the days of your mourning shall be ended. AMP
Isa 61:8 "Because I, God, love fair dealing and hate thievery and crime, I'll pay your wages on time and in full, and establish my eternal covenant with you.
9 Your descendants will become well-known all over. Your children in foreign countries Will be recognized at once as the people I have blessed." MSG
Isa 60:17 I'll give you only the best no more hand-me-downs! Gold instead of bronze, silver instead of iron, bronze instead of wood, iron instead of stones. I'll install Peace to run your country, make Righteousness your boss.
18 There'll be no more stories of crime in your land, no more robberies, no more vandalism. You'll name your main street Salvation Way, and install Praise Park at the center of town. MSG
Neh 8:9 Nehemiah the governor, along with Ezra the priest and scholar and the Levites who were teaching the people, said to all the people, "This day is holy to God, your God. Don't weep and carry on." They said this because all the people were weeping as they heard the words of The Revelation.
10 He continued, "Go home and prepare a feast, holiday food and drink; and share it with those who don't have anything: This day is holy to God. Don't feel bad. The joy of God is your strength!"
11 The Levites calmed the people, "Quiet now. This is a holy day. Don't be upset."
12 So the people went off to feast, eating and drinking and including the poor in a great celebration. Now they got it; they understood the reading that had been given to them. MSG
Zeph 3:17 Your God is present among you, a strong Warrior there to save you. Happy to have you back, he'll calm you with his love and delight you with his songs.
18 "The accumulated sorrows of your exile will dissipate. I, your God, will get rid of them for you. You've carried those burdens long enough.
19 At the same time, I'll get rid of all those who've made your life miserable.
I'll heal the maimed; I'll bring home the homeless. In the very countries where they were hated they will be venerated.
20 On Judgment Day I'll bring you back home a great family gathering!
You'll be famous and honored all over the world. You'll see it with your own eyes all those painful partings turned into reunions!" God's Promise. MSG
Ps 16:11 You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy, at Your right hand there are pleasures forevermore. AMP
PS 16:11 For you bring me a continual revelation of resurrection life, the path to the bliss that brings me face-to-face with you TPT
PS 71:23-24 I will shout and sing your praises for all you are to meSavior, lover of my soul!
24 Ill never stop telling others how perfect you are while all those who seek my harm slink away ashamed and defeated! TPT
Ps 97:11 Light is sown for the [uncompromisingly] righteous and strewn along their pathway, and joy for the upright in heart [the irrepressible joy which comes from consciousness of His favor and protection]. AMP
PS 97:11 For he sows seeds of light within his lovers, and seeds of joy burst forth for the lovers of God!TPT
Ps 5:11 But let all those who take refuge and put their trust in You rejoice; let them ever sing and shout for joy, because You make a covering over them and defend them; let those also who love Your name be joyful in You and be in high spirits. AMP
PS 126:1 It was like a dream come true when you freed us from our bondage and brought us back to Zion!
2 We laughed and laughed and overflowed with gladness. We were left shouting for joy and singing your praise. All the nations saw it and joined in, saying, The Lord has done great miracles for them!
3 Yes, he did mighty miracles and we are overjoyed!
4 Now, Lord, do it again! Restore us to our former glory! May streams of your refreshing flow over us until our dry hearts are drenched again.
5 Those who sow their tears as seedswill reap a harvest with joyful shouts of glee.6 They may weep as they go out carrying their seed to sow, but they will return with joyful laughter and shouting with gladness as they bring back armloads of blessing and a harvest overflowing! TPT
1 Peter 1:8 You never saw him, yet you love him. You still don't see him, yet you trust him with laughter and singing. MSG
1 PET 1:8 You love him passionately although you did not see him, but through believing in him you are saturated with an ecstatic joy, indescribably sublime and immersed in glory TPT
John 15:11 "I've told you these things for a purpose: that my joy might be your joy, and your joy wholly mature. MSG
JN 16:22 So will you also pass through a time of intense sorrow when I am taken from you, but you will see me again! And then your hearts will burst with joy, with no one being able to take it from you!
23 For here is eternal truth: When that time comes you wont need to ask me for anything, but instead you will go directly to the Father and ask him for anything you desire and he will give it to you, because of your relationship with me.
24 Until now youve not been bold enough to ask the Father for a single thing in my name, but now you can ask, and keep on asking him! And you can be sure that youll receive what you ask for, and your joy will have no limits! TPT
RO 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of rules about food and drink, but is in the realm of the Holy Spirit, filled with righteousness, peace, and joy. TPT
Gal 5:22 But the fruit of the [Holy] Spirit [the work which His presence within accomplishes] is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness, AMP
ROM 15:13 Now may God, the inspiration and fountain of hope, fill you to overflowing with uncontainable joy and perfect peace as you trust in him. And may the power of the Holy Spirit continually surround your life with his super-abundance until you radiate with hope!TPT
Jude 24 Now to Him Who is able to keep you without stumbling or slipping or falling, and to present [you] unblemished (blameless and faultless) before the presence of His glory in triumphant joy and exultation [with unspeakable, ecstatic delight] AMP
JUDE 1:24 Now, to the one with enough power to prevent you from stumbling into sinand bring you faultless before his glorious presence to stand before him with ecstatic delight, TPT