Again I Say, Rejoice!

I learned something new from the Bible this morning: the phrase “rejoice in the Lord” is only found twice in the New Testament (Philippians 3:1 and 4:4). Also, did you know that Philippians 3:1 and 4:4 are a command? You can put the words “You shall” before “rejoice in the Lord” based on the language of the words. “It’s a command to obey. It’s a part of obedience and righteousness, and neglecting it is a sin.”* Paul’s letters indicate that he likely suffered from anxiety to some extent, so to come to the point of telling us to rejoice in… Continue reading