Joy. It’s an easy word, even what we would call a simple word. A single syllable word that hold so very, very much meaning within that single syllable. Bliss, delight, overflowing happiness, exaltation, glee, jubilation, exuberance and excitement. So much enthusiasm rolled into these three simple letters, and all of it inspired by the contentment, peace and love that can be found in Jesus.
John 15:11 MSG
“I’ve told you these things for a purpose: that my joy might be your joy, and your joy wholly mature.”
Jesus is our joy and salvation. Jesus is our bridge over troubled waters. Jesus is the fountain of living water that quenches our thirsty lives. Jesus is the firm foundation that steadies our unsteady steps. Jesus is the source of our strength and our hope. Jesus is our only way to salvation. Jesus is the reason that we can jump for Joy! Jesus is what makes our joy possible, and He loves us. The love of Jesus is what lets us be jumpin' joyful! Oh the joy!