Choosing Joy: A 52-Week Devotional for Discovering True Happiness

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This 52-week devotional helps readers discover the ever-illusive quality of joy. Best-selling author Angela Thomas draws from her vast experience in teaching and speaking to women all over the country. In this four-page per devotion format, Angela shares...

* An inspirational message, including personal antecdotes
* Biblical teaching
* Questions to guide reader into self exploration, with blank lines for personal answers
* Encouraging quotes
* Bible scriptures for meditation

...

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Overview

This 52-week devotional helps readers discover the ever-illusive quality of joy. Best-selling author Angela Thomas draws from her vast experience in teaching and speaking to women all over the country. In this four-page per devotion format, Angela shares...

* An inspirational message, including personal antecdotes
* Biblical teaching
* Questions to guide reader into self exploration, with blank lines for personal answers
* Encouraging quotes
* Bible scriptures for meditation

This book is the perfect choice for the many readers who work through a devotional book each year.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439165812
  • Publisher: Howard Books
  • Publication date: 12/6/2011
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 937,330
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Angela Thomas is a popular, national speaker and the best-selling author of ten books and Bible studies, including Do You Think I’m Beautiful? She is a graduate of The University of North Carolina and Dallas Theological Seminary and has been teaching the Bible for more than twenty-five years, using her unique gifts of entertaining story-telling and faithful biblical instruction. Every year she speaks to thousands of women across the United States and around the world. Angela and her family make their home in North Carolina.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Joy … Key Passage(s)

Week 1 For the Glory of God Psalm 43:4 2 Corinthians 1:24 1

Week 2 Always 1 Thessalonians 5:16 6

Week 3 Defined Psalm 16:11 11

Week 4 What Has Happened? Galatians 4:15 16

Week 5 Restored Psalm 51:12 Jude 24-25 22

Week 6 Given by God Ecclesiastes 2:26 Psalm 4:7 27

Week 7 Was Born Luke 2:10-11 33

Week 8 Is the Good News of Salvation Isaiah 61:10 39

Week 9 Is a Fruit of the Spirit Galatians 5:22-23 45

Week 10 Comes from Understanding God's Word Jeremiah 15:16 John 17:13 51

Week 11 Is Promised to Christ Followers Psalm 132:16 Isaiah35:10 57

Week 12 In the Presence of God Psalm 16:9-11 62

Week 13 Is Not Found in Things Ecclesiastes 2:10-11 68

Week 14 For the Peacemakers Proverbs 12:20 Matthew 5:9 74

Week 15 In Between Romans 15:13 80

Week 16 In Doing Right Proverbs 21:15 Micah 6:8 85

Week 17 For the Rescued Colossians 1:11, 13 Luke 10:17 91

Week 18 In Spite of Evil Proverbs 12:20 97

Week 19 From Generation to Generation Psalm 145:4 Deuteronomy 6:4-9 102

Week 20 Instead of Despair Isaiah 61:1-3 107

Week 21 In the Waiting Room Psalm 63:6-8 112

Week 22 In Surrender Psalm 37:4-5 117

Week 23 In Becoming Wise Proverbs 15:23 123

Week 24 Through Forgiveness Psalm 51:12 129

Week 25 When Everything Is Gone Habakkuk 3:17-18 134

Week 26 In Worship Psalm 100:2 Psalm 149:1-5 140

Week 27 In Affliction Romans 12:12 146

Week 28 In the Holy Spirit Romans 14:17 Luke 10:21 152

Week 29 Because of Heaven Luke 10:20 Matthew 5:12 158

Week 30 When You Are Waiting 2 Chronicles 20:21, 27 163

Week 31 Instead of Bitterness Lamentations 3:19-23 169

Week 32 Serving Others Philippians 2:1-5 175

Week 33 In God's Comfort Psalm 94:18-19 1 Peter 5:7 181

Week 34 Without Delay Psalm 68:3 187

Week 35 While the Storms Rage Isaiah 12:2-4 193

Week 36 When We Celebrate Believing Acts 16:29-34 199

Week 37 In the Hope of God Romans 12:12 204

Week 38 When You Are Ridiculed Acts 5:41-42 Romans 12:14 209

Week 39 In Abiding John 15:9-11 215

Week 40 In Our Trials James 1:2-4 220

Week 41 In Generosity 2 Corinthians 8:2 226

Week 42 In Gratitude Isaiah 12:3 232

Week 43 In Faithful Work Matthew 25:21 237

Week 44 In Friendship and Hospitality Acts 2:46 242

Week 45 In the Mundane Psalm 32:11 Philippians 4:4 247

Week 46 When You Are Weak Nehemiah 8:10 253

Week 47 In Obedience Psalm 119:14 John 14:21 258

Week 48 In Knowing God More Psalm 19:8 263

Week 49 In the Kingdom Matthew 13:44 Matthew 6:33 268

Week 50 In Sorrow 2 Corinthians 6:10 274

Week 51 In Response to Our Blessings Psalm 126 279

Week 52 So That I Bear Fruit Galatians 5:16 Galatians 5:22-23 John 15:16 285

Acknowledgments 291

Notes 293

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